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Minbo: the Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion 1992

  • October 19, 1994
  • 123 mins
  • Juzo Itami
  • Juzo Itami
  • Japanese
  • Comedy, Drama
Minbo: the Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion

A grand old Japanese hotel is trying to get a prestigious contract as the site of a summit meeting of important foreign officials. Unfortunately, this hotel is quite popular with the Yakuza (Japanese gangsters) and is a favorite target of theirs for extortion. They employ a variety of schemes to con the hotel out of 'hush-money.' The hotel needs to rid itself of the Yakuza and finally begins to fight back by hiring Mahiru Inoue, a lawyer who is an expert at dealing with these criminals on their own terms. This film by Juzo Itami combines action with farce, as an all-out war ensues. Written by Tad Dibbern

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