Minbo—Or the Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion
Minbo—Or the Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion ★★ Minbo No Onna; The Gangster's Moll; The Anti-Extortion Woman 1992
Satire on Japanese mobsters, known as the Yakuza, focusing on the blackmail and intimidation that gives these criminals a great deal of their power. The ill-mannered group like to congregate at a local hotel—much to the detriment of business—and hotel management finally hire a hardball-playing female lawyer to solve their problems with the thugs. Japanese with subtitles. 123m/C VHS . JP Nobuko Miyamoto, Akira Takarada, Takehiro Murata, Yasuo Daichi, Hideji Otaki; D: Juzo Itami; W: Juzo Itami; C: Yonezo Maeda; M: Toshiyuki Honda.