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Vengeance Is Mine (Fukushu suru wa ware ni ari)

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Genre:Drama, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:October 17, 1979
Running time:139 minutes
Cast:Ken Ogata, Mayumi Ogawa, Rentaro Mikuni, Mitsuko Baisho, Nijiko Kiyokawa
Director:Shohei Imamura
Producer:Kazuo Inoue
Writer:Masaru Baba, Ryuzo Saki
Distributor:Shochiku Films Ltd.

Description: Based on the true story, 'Vengeance is Mine' is the story of Iwao Enokizu and his murderous rampage which sparked a 78-day nationwide manhunt. Enokizu is a day-laborer and smalltime con-artist who, after killing two of his co-workers, embarks on a psychopathic spree of rape and murder. Eluding the police and public, Japan's infamous "King of Criminals" passes himself off as a Kyoto University professor, only to become entangled with an innkeeper and her perverted mother.

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