I Am Waiting (1957)

Director
Koreyoshi Kurahara

Main cast
Yûjirô Ishihara; Mie Kitahara; Isamu Kosugi; Kôjirô Kusanagi; Hideaki Nitani

Genres
Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime, Foreign

Description
Jôji is a boxer barred from the ring; Saeko is a singer whose voice is gone. Lost souls, they meet one night by a quay; she may be thinking of suicide. He invites her to his café, and perhaps he will rescue her from the cabaret where she's under contract to a vicious mob leader. When the boss insists on her return, Jôji is bitter. He also despairs over lost dreams. His brother has gone to Brazil to purchase a farm; Jôji planned to join him but now believes his brother abandoned him. When Jôji discovers a clue about his brother, he needs Saeko's help. Like a fighter in the ring, he pursues the truth relentlessly, without regard for his own safety. Will it cost his life?


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