Nikkatsu Diamond Guys Vol 1: Red Pier

Nikkatsu Diamond Guys Vol 1: Red Pier

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Nikkatsu, the oldest film studio in Japan, inaugurated a star system in the late 1950s, finding talent and contracting to their Diamond Line for a series of wild genre pictures. 50s subculture icon Yujiro Ishihara (Crazed Fruit) stars in Masuda’s Red Pier as “Jiro the Lefty”, a killer with a natural talent. Shortly after arriving in Kobe, he witnesses a man die in a crane accident which turns out to be a cover-up for a murder. Jiro soon finds himself on the run, tailed by a determined cop…
Starring Yujiro Ishihara, Mie Kitahara, Yukiko Todoroki
Director Toshio Masuda