Fighting Elegy

  • 1966
  • Japan
  • 1h 26min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Seijun Suzuki
  • Cast: Hideki Takahashi, Junko Asano, Yûsuke Kawazu

Seijun Suzuki's genre mixture is about a young Catholic boy who falls in love but when he is unable to win over the girl, he turns to violence. Acting out in school, joining different groups and always looking for trouble, the boy finds himself in the middle of the February 26 Incident (Niniroku Jiken).

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Fighting Elegy

26 Mar 20073 stars

Seijun 'Tokyo Drifter' Suzuki has a deservedly cult reputation as a diverse genre filmmaker. Whether he is directing gangster films, youth movies, or erotica, he constantly works to counter any obviousness in the plotting with the pure bravura of his…

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