Toshiya Fujita

  • Toshiya Fujita – Shinjuku outlaw: Buttobase AKA Shinjuku Outlaw: Step on the Gas! (1970)

    Yūji, fresh out of prison on parole, is taken to a bar that Nao operates and there he meets his old love Emiko, now working as hostess, and accepts Nao’s appeal for help in finding drug thieves. After grilling one of the small hoodlums about who took the marijuana, Yūji and Nao find the looter is a mammoth underground organization. Meanwhile, a group of hoodlums are disgruntled over their failure to sell the drug through Nao.Read More »

  • Toshiya Fujita – Jûhassai, umi e (1979)

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    I haven’t watched it yet and there seems to be very little information available, but from what I understand, it’s a bleak story of two alienated youths (Morishita Aiko and Nagashima Toshiyuki) preoccupied with entrance exams and suicide. In short, the kind of thing one might expect from Nakagami and Fujita Toshiya.Read More »

  • Toshiya Fujita – Umitsubame Jyo no kiseki AKA The Miracle of Joe, the Petrel (1984)

    In Okinawa, a Japanese-Filipino gangster named Joe kills an Okinawan mobster. Joe temporarily escapes the pursuing mob by fleeing to the Philippines, hoping to find there safety and perhaps to link up with his father. He meets Yoko, a saloon girl, who looks after him, but soon Joe’s enemies show up, determined to make Joe pay.Read More »

  • Toshiya Fujita – Daburu beddo AKA Double Bed (1983)

    Kato (Ittoku Kishibe) is a small time TV producer. He has a wife Masako (Naoko Otani), and a young son Taro. Kato also has a friend Yamazaki (Akira Emoto) who he knew since college. Yamazaki has a girl friend Riko (Eri Ishida) who lives with her younger sister Yuko (Hitomi Takahashi) who’s an actress. Yamazaki is a lyric writer/womanizer and he starts to have an affair with Masako, but he’s still going out with Riko.Read More »

  • Toshiya Fujita – Virgin Blues (1974)

    One entry of a trilogy of Seishun Kayo Eiga (youth film featuring songs) directed by Toshiya Fujita with Kumiko AkiyoshRead More »

  • Toshiya Fujita – Nora-neko rokku: Bôsô shûdan ’71 AKA Stray Cat Rock: Beat ’71 [+Extras] (1971)

    A wealthy man frames his son’s girlfriend (Meiko Kaji) to keep them apart. She briefly goes to prison for a crime she didn’t commit before breaking out to reunite with the man she loves. Along the way she befriends a group of hippies who try to reunite her with her boyfriend.Read More »

  • Toshiya Fujita – Imouto aka Younger Sister (1974)

    Synopsis (from [email protected]):
    A Seishun Kayo Eiga (youth film featuring songs), about the “interesting” relationship btw a
    brother and his younger sister. Actually one entry of a trilogy Toshiya Fujita made at that time
    with Kumiko Akiyoshi. Also, One of the top 10 films voted by Jumpo that year.

    One of the only few non-Roman Porno Nikkatsu films made after 1971 in 70s.
    Starring Kumiko Akiyoshi. Jūzō Itami is also in it (as an actor of course).Read More »

  • Toshiya Fujita – Revolver (1988)

    SYNOPSIS:
    When a gun belonging to a police officer is stolen, it ends up in the hands of a student, who decides to use it on a yakuza who beat him recently. Now the police officer is hot on the student’s trail, and he’s determined to prevent the gun from going off.Read More »

  • Toshiya Fujita – Shurayukihime aka Lady Snowblood (1973)

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    Out of all the films director Quentin Tarantino pays homage to in his interpretation of the revenge flick, “Kill Bill”, the 1973 classic film “Lady Snowblood” takes credit for probably being the most influential to him. And rightly so; “Lady Snowblood” is one of the most original revenge films ever, particularly because of the protagonist who deals out the vengeance is not a man…but a woman. Based on a manga written by Kazuo Koike, who also created the “Lone Wolf and Cub” and “Crying Freeman” manga series, “Lady Snowblood” is one of the best revenge films I’ve seen.Read More »

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