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still from Fall Guy (Kinji Fukasaku, JP 1982)

Fall Guy

Fall Guy

Kinji Fukasaku / JP, 1982 / 109 min.

A comedy about a samurai film star who abuses the loyalty of one of his dedicated fans: a stuntman who then has to jump through all kinds of hoops for his film-star friend. From the maker of cult hit Battle Royale.

poster Fall Guy (Kinji Fukasaku, JP 1982)
Yasu is a member of film star Ginshiro’s entourage, and agrees to marry Ginshiro’s pregnant lover to prevent a scandal and save his boss’ career. Yasu then has to take on dangerous work as a stuntman to provide for his new family.

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Director

Kinji Fukasaku

Production year

1982

Country

JP

Original title

Kamata kôshinkyoku

Length

109 min.

Language

Japanese

Subtitles

ENG

Format

35mm

Part of

Shochiku 100

Yasujiro Ozu, Masaki Kobayashi, Takeshi Kitano: the masters of Japanese cinema. But did you know that their work was made possible by Shochiku? In 2022 Eye is marking over one hundred years of one of Japan’s oldest, and largest, film companies.

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still from Fall Guy (Kinji Fukasaku, JP 1982)
still from Fall Guy (Kinji Fukasaku, JP 1982)

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