Director: Kōichi Saitō
Cast: Keiko Kishi, Rentarō Mikuni, Taiji Tonoyama, Kenichi Hagiwara, Jin Nakayama
During a long train ride heading north of Japan, a young man addresses an older woman in front of him. At first she doesn't respond, but he finally gets her into a conversation when he offers her lunch. Thus begins Saito Koichi's famous romantic thriller, "The Rendezvous". The woman turns out to be a murderer on parole, whist the man a runaway accused of assault and robbery. As it happens, the two soon fall in love. The woman asks the man to wait two years until she is released from jail. And he agrees...
This movie was entered into the 22nd Berlin International Film Festival.
1972 Color Widescreen 88 Min.
Japanese with Optional English Subtitles