Afraid to Die

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Afraid to Die
Directed by Yasuzo Masumura
Produced by Masaichi Nagata
Hiroaki Fujii (planner)
Written by Hideo Ando
Ryūzō Kikushima
Starring Yukio Mishima
Ayako Wakao
Keizo Kawasaki
Music by Tetsuo Tsukahara
Cinematography Hiroshi Murai
Edited by Tatsuji Nakashizu
Distributed by Daiei Film
Fantoma
Release dates
  • 23 March 1960 (1960-03-23)
Running time 96 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Afraid to Die (からっ風野郎 Karakkaze Yarō?) is a 1960 Japanese yakuza film directed by Yasuzo Masumura and starring Yukio Mishima.

Cast[edit]

Theme song[edit]

"Karakkaze Yarō" (released by King Records on March 20, 1960 in Japan) [1][2][3][4]

Lyrics and vocals: Yukio Mishima
Music and guitar: Shichirō Fukazawa
Arrangement: Koji Eguchi

This sound source is put on CD now.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sato, Hideaki; Inoue, Takashi (2005). 決定版 三島由紀夫全集・第42巻・年譜・書誌 [Final edition-Yukio Mishima complete works No.42-Biographical sketch and Bibliography] (in Japanese). Shinchosha. p. 891. 
  2. ^ a b Sato, Hideaki; Inoue, Takashi (2004). 決定版 三島由紀夫全集・第41巻・音声 CD, Disc No.5 [Final edition-Yukio Mishima complete works No.41- Voice CD, Disc No.5] (in Japanese). Shinchosha. 
  3. ^ Mishima, Yukio (1999). Yamauchi, Yukito; Hiraoka, Iichiro; Fujii, Hiroaki, eds. 三島由紀夫映画論集成 [Collection of Yukio Mishima's Movie theory] (in Japanese). Waizu Shuppan. p. 307. 
  4. ^ Sato, Hideaki (2006). 日本の作家100人 人と文学 - 三島由紀夫 [100 Japanese authors - Person and Literature - Yukio Mishima] (in Japanese). Bensei Shuppan. p. 112. 

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