The Miracle of Joe Petrel

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The Miracle of Joe Petrel
Directed by Toshiya Fujita
Produced by Toshio Nabeshima
Screenplay by Toshiya Fujita
Fumio Kōnami
Eiichi Uchida
Starring Saburō Tokitō
Release date
April 28, 1984
Running time
133 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

The Miracle of Joe Petrel (海燕ジョーの奇跡, Umitsubame Jō no kiseki) is a 1984 Japanese film directed by Toshiya Fujita.


Joe Petrel (Umitsubame Joe) is a half-Filipino, half-Okinawan gangster who escapes to the Philippines after killing a mob boss. The film chronicles his misadventures with underworld characters and the police.[1][2]



9th Hochi Film Award[3]


  1. ^ Jacoby, Alexander (2008). A Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors. Berkeley: Stone Bridge Press. pp. 13–14. ISBN 978-1-933330-53-2. 
  2. ^ "Umi Isubame Joe No Kiseki (1984)". Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  3. ^ 報知映画賞ヒストリー (in Japanese). Cinema Hochi. Retrieved 2010-12-14. 

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