|SEVEN FACES OF PRIVATE EYE BANNAI TARAO|
Directed by: MATSUDA Sadatsugu & KOBAYASHI Tsuneo
Cast: KATAOKA Chiezo, HANAYAGI Kogiku, ATAKA Junko, TASHIRO Yuriko, NANBARA Shinji, YAMAGATA Isao
In this modern-day crime drama, hard-boiled Detective Tarao goes undercover to battle an evil gun smuggling business. With a bravura performance from Toei’s greatest star Kataoka Chiezo as he puts his life on the line by getting in between two rival yakuza gangs fighting for supremacy. A true classic of the 'film-noir' genre, this black and white motion picture is loaded with intrigue and action. Surprise after surprise abounds as Bannai gets deeper into the mob while searching for a brutal killer.
(TV Broadcast quality)
1956 - BLK/WHT Fullscreen
Japanese with English Subtitles