Clandestine Zero Line (1960)

Director
Seijun Suzuki

Main cast
Hiroyuki Nagato; Mayumi Shimizu; Yûji Odaka; Sanae Nakahara; Tomo'o Nagai

Genres
Drama, Crime, Thriller

Description
Katiri is a reporter so ambitiously amoral that he’ll sell out anyone—including his partner and the drug dealer he’s sleeping with—to get a scoop. But what happens when an even more ruthless female gang boss kidnaps his sister? With its jazzy musical score and sordid milieu of drug smuggling and human trafficking, Smashing the O-Line is one of Suzuki’s darkest urban tales.


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