DVD cover to Fall Guy (1982)
|Directed by||Kinji Fukasaku|
|Produced by||Haruki Kadokawa|
|Written by||Kouhei Tsuka|
|Music by||Masato Kai|
|Edited by||Isamu Ichida|
|Release dates||October 9, 1982|
|Running time||109 minutes|
Fall Guy (蒲田行進曲 Kamata koshin-kyoku?) is a 1982 Japanese film directed by Kinji Fukasaku, art direction by Akira Takahashi. Among many awards, it was chosen as the Best Film at the Japan Academy Prize ceremony.
"Kamata koshin-kyoku" is originally a title of the tune that covered song "Song of the Vagabonds" of operetta "The Vagabond King" of Rudolph Friml in 1929. This single was released as a theme tune of "Shochiku Kamata studio" that was the stage of the movie. Originally, Yutaka Kawasaki and Naoko Soga sang this tune. In the movie, Keiko Ishizaka, Morio Kazama, and Mitsuru Hirata are singing.
- Keiko Matsuzaka as Konatsu
- Morio Kazama as Ginshiro
- Mitsuru Hirata as Yasu
- Chika Takami as Tomoko
- Daijiro Harada as Tachibana
- Keizo Kanie as Film Director
- Rei Okamoto as Toku-san
- Hyoei Enoki as Tome
- Nagare Hagiwara as Yuji
- Toshiya Sakai as Makoto
- Akihiro Shimizu
- Nijiko Kiyokawa as Yasu's mother
- Sonny Chiba as Actor
- Hiroyuki Sanada as Actor
- Etsuko Shihomi as Actress
- Seizo Fukumoto
- Akira Shioji as Yamada
- Won: Best Supporting Actor - Mitsuru Hirata
- 2nd Best Film
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