A Colt is My Passport

A Colt is My Passport

Japan | 1967 | 84 minutes | Takashi Nomura

February 16, 2020

Noir City

A hit-man is trapped between competing yakuza gangs. This combination gangster picture, film noir, and Spaghetti Western is Normura's most famous film.

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Japanese star Jô Shishido, in one of his first leading roles, plays a hit-man trapped between competing yakuza gangs. This combination of gangster picture, film noir, and Spaghetti Western is not only director Takashi Nomura's most famous film, it's the personal favorite of more than 170 films made by Shishido, one of Japan's most unique movie stars. Featuring an experimental score by Harumi Ibe and gorgeous cinematography by Shigeyoshi Mine.

  • Original Language Title: Koruto wa Ore no Pasupōto
  • Director: Takashi Nomura
  • Principal Cast: Joe Shishido, Jerry Fujio, Chitose Kobayashi, Ryōtarō Sugi
  • Country: Japan
  • Year: 1967
  • Running Time: 84 minutes
  • Producer: Takeo Yanagawa
  • Screenplay: Shūichi Nagahara, Nobuo Yamada
  • Cinematographers: Shigeyoshi Mine
  • Language: Japanese
  • Has Subtitles: Yes