Nogare No Machi (1983)

Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |  
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There is mayhem at every turn in this unevenly scripted melodrama that highlights the violent activities of truck driver Koji Nagai (Yutaka Mizutani). First the man is arrested for a murder he did not commit, but then when he is released, his subsequent behavior seems to make up for that mistake. He accidentally kills a gangster, then kills or wounds the gangster's friends who are out for vengeance, and after taking off with a runaway from an orphanage, he also stabs the boy's uncle. He continues running until he and the boy are surrounded by the police and the end is finally near.



accident, crime-spree, false-accusation, gangster, imprisonment, murder, on-the-run, orphan, revenge, runaway [from home], truckdriver, uncle