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    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 2/12/2020 16:58
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    House of Bamboo

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    Tokyo Post-War Underworld!
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 103 mins
    Retail Price: £14.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    "What about Japan? " asked Zanuck. "Would you like to shoot a picture there? " "Holy mackerel, Darryl, now you're talking! " When offered the opportunity to film an entire movie in Japan, (Fox would be the first major American studio to do so) Samuel Fuller jumped at the opportunity and the result is House of Bamboo, a lushly photographed, cold-as-ice film noir like no other.

    Japan, 1954. A military train is robbed of its cargo by a ruthless gang of professionals led by the sadistic, but brilliant, Sandy Dawson (the incomparable Robert Ryan). Weeks later, one of the thieves lies dying in a Tokyo hospital, shot by his own accomplices. Recently released convict Eddie Spanier (Robert Stack) arrives in Tokyo, and joins up with the gang, impressing Sandy so much he quickly becomes his "ichiban" (number one man), greatly displeasing the former favourite, Griff (Cameron Mitchell). But is Eddie all he seems?

    Also starring the beautiful Shirley Yamaguchi, House of Bamboo is a stunning, brutal masterpiece, featuring incredible widescreen photography by Joe MacDonald, and hard-boiled dialogue and action that is the Fuller trademark.

    Special Features:
    Audio commentary with Film Historians Julie Kirgo and Nick Redman
    Audio commentary with Film historians Alain Silver and James Ursini
    Fuller at Fox a video essay by David Cairns looking at Samuel Fuller's films produced for Twentieth Century Fox.
    Original theatrical trailer
    PLUS: A collector s booklet featuring an essay by film critic Richard Combs and the words of Samuel Fuller.

    Video Tracks:
    2.55:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    PCM 2.0 Mono English

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    Directed By:
    Samuel Fuller

    Written By:

    Biff Elliot
    Sessue Hayakawa
    Brad Dexter
    DeForest Kelley
    Cameron Mitchell
    Shirley Yamaguchi
    Robert Stack
    Robert Ryan

    Soundtrack By:
    Leigh Harline

    Director of Photography:
    Joseph MacDonald

    James B. Clark

    Buddy Adler

    Eureka Entertainment

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