film noir

  • Retaliation (1968)

    Starring: Jo Shishido, Hideaki Nitani, Meiko Kaji & Akira Kobayashi Directed by: Yasuharu Hasebe Synopsis: A tale of gang warfare that features a raft of the period’s most iconic stars, Akira Kobayashi is a yakuza lieutenant who emerges from jail to find his gang dispersed and his aging boss in his...
  • Massacre Gun (1967)

    Starring: Jo Shishido, Tatsuya Fuji, Ryoji Hayama & Takashi Kanda Directed by: Yasuhara Hasebe Synopsis: Shishido stars as Kuroda, a mob hitman who turns on his employers after being forced to execute his lover.  Joining forces with his similarly wronged brothers, hot-headed Eiji and aspiring boxer Saburo, the trio escalate their...