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Drunken Angel

Drunken Angel
  • 1948
  • Japan
  • 98 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • Written by: Akira Kurosawa, Keinosuke Uegusa
  • Cast: Takashi Shimura, Toshirō Mifune, Reisaburo Yamamoto, Noriko Sengoku
  • Language: Japanese

A cocky young gangster comes to rely upon an alcoholic doctor in Kurosawa and Mifune's first collaboration.

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British Film Institute Akira Kurosawa Centenary

7 Jul 2010

This very impressive British Film Institute touring programme finally reaches the west. Among the many highlights are a new digital restoration of Rashomon plus rare outings for his 1948 gangster flick Drunken Angel and his 1952 dissection of class and…

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