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The Yakuza
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The Yakuza 1975

From Amazon: Complex to the point of being pleasingly convoluted, this Sydney Pollack film (from a terrific script by Robert Towne and Leonard and Paul Schrader) is an intriguing blend of Western and Asian sensibilities. Mitchum, in one of his best roles of the 1970s, is drawn to the Orient by an army buddy (Brian Keith), whose daughter has been kidnapped. But when he gets to Japan, Mitchum finds that her kidnappers are the shadowy Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia--an organization that is as vicious as it is tradition-bound. He must call on friends he made after World War II for favors and finds himself unintentionally trampling on issues of honor, even as he...

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The Yakuza Movie Review by Lisa (3/21/2007)

I discovered this film by complete accident a few months back during my usual channel surfing ritual. I was instantly taken in as I do have a thing for Japanese culture and Yakuza tattoos, yada, yada, yada.

Anyway although I was excited at the prospect of this Yakuza movie, I wasn't really expecting much as some 70's...

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