1982. Japan. Banmei Takahashi. 107 min.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
1982. Japan. Directed by Banmei Takahashi. Screenplay by Takuya Nishioka. With Ryudo Uzaki, Keiko Takahashi, Misako Watanabe. A heist drama based on a true story, Tattoo marked Takahashi’s switch from a successful career making sexploitation films to more mainstream fare. A bank robber’s life story is told in flashback, tracing his frustrated efforts to find his place in society and culminating in a last-ditch, violent attempt to prove himself. In Japanese; English subtitles. 107 min.
In the Film exhibition Art Theater Guild and Japanese Underground Cinema, 1960–1986
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