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Release Date: 1985

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary
Shuji (Ken Takakura) was once a feared member of the Yakuza crime syndicate, but he's reformed his ways, abandoned his old life and left the city for a small coastal fishing town where he's become an honest fisherman and respected patriarch. He's also struck up a friendship with Keiko (Yuko Tanaka), the beautiful young bar owner, so when her thug ex-boyfriend appears in town looking for money, Shuji finds himself falling into old habits to get rid of him and protect his friend.

Cast: Ken Takakura, Yuko Tanaka, Ayumi Ishida, Nobuko Otowa, Takeshi Kitano, Kunie Tanaka

Director: Yasuo Furuhata

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Fall, Friendship, 1980s, Temptation, Bar, Wife, Suspenseful, Melodramatic