Film: Massacre Gun (1967)

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 – 10:00pm
PhilaMOCA, 531 N. 12th Street
Three brothers take on the mob in a hard-boiled, doom-laden, little-seen gangster film from the height of Nikkatsu’s period of “Borderless Action” productivity. Eldest brother Ryuichi Kuroda is a hitman for the Akazawa gang who, at the whim of his stern boss, is forced to eliminate a woman he loves.

The film was selected by guest curator Marc Walkow (Sushi Typhoon, New York Asian Film Festival), Marc will be in attendance to introduce the screening.

Unknown Japan is a biannual, six-week series of rare Japanese films presented by and theJapan America Society of Greater Philadelphia.

Admission: $10, advance tickets are available on Brown Paper Tickets

The Cinedelphia Film Festival is a Philly-centric celebration of Philly film running from April 4-27, 2013.

(via Film: Massacre Gun (1967) | Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia)