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The chaotic worlds of the Yakuza and an alcoholic doctor collide in this film noir classic from Akira Kurosawa. Gangster Toshiro Mifune visits doctor Takashi Shimura, after an unfortunate incident with a bullet. The doctor, who despises the Yakuza, discovers the young man is suffering from tuberculosis, a disease symbolic of what is happening to the doctor and the community he serves. Facing his o...

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Directed by

Akira Kurosawa

Written by

Akira Kurosawa (Writer)
Keinosuke Uekusa (Writer)

Runtime

98 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast

Keywords

doctor yakuza gangster alcoholic tuberculosis