The Heartbreak Yakuza

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"A modern fable depicted to an early American melody."
  • 1987
  • 1 hr 42 min
  • 6.1  (60)

Shuji is a good-looking lad, one of the up-and-coming assassins for the Daito mob of the yakuza, Japan's answer to the mafia. Despite his pretense of toughness, he frequently has overwhelming longings to return to his childhood and the innocent games he played then with his best friend's younger sister. When he is sent to assassinate the members of a rival gang, childhood memories return.

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Description
Shuji is a good-looking lad, one of the up-and-coming assassins for the Daito mob of the yakuza, Japan's answer to the mafia. Despite his pretense of toughness, he frequently has overwhelming longings to return to his childhood and the innocent games he played then with his best friend's younger sister. When he is sent to assassinate the members of a rival gang, childhood memories return.
  • Release Date
    1987
  • Runtime
    1 hr 42 min
  • Language
    Japanese
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (60)