Youth of the Beast

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Youth of the Beast ★★ Yaju No Seishun 1963

A cop in disgrace plots to avenge the murder of a friend by infiltrating two rival yakuza gangs and having them destroy each other. Flamboyant visuals and filled with Suzuki's soon-to-be trademarked sex and violence. Japanese with subtitles. 91m/C VHS . JP Joe Shishido, Shoji Kobayashi, Ichiro Kijima, Misako Suzuki; D: Seijun Suzuki.