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Yasha

1985 1h 58m Drama List
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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. Read More Read Less

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Panos Kotzathanasis Asian Movie Pulse "Yasha/Demon" has some faults, but in general is a great movie that thrives equally on context, direction, editing, cinematography and acting Mar 15, 2020 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis 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.
Director
Yasuo Furuhata
Producer
Yoshinari Shimatani
Screenwriter
Tsutomu Nakamura
Production Co
Toho Company
Genre
Drama
Original Language
Japanese
Runtime
1h 58m