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The Yakuza Papers

1973 Rated NR 8hr 20m

Based on an actual crime boss's life story, the plot of this drama follows former soldier Shozo Hirono (Bunta Sugawara), who's joined a Yakuza gang in Hiroshima. Shozo must endure jail time and is forced to kill off rival gang members in his quest to be accepted. This post-World War II series of films from director Kinji Fukasaku seeks to change the cinematic perception that organized crime is a glamorous, lucrative business.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Japanese: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; cast and crew information.