“Fuyu no Hana (Flower of Winter),” 1978 drama, 2 hours and 2 minutes.

Directed by Yasuo Furuhata. Starring Ken Takakura, Kimiko Ikegami, Kunie Tanaka and Mitsuko Baisho.

Kano, a yakuza convicted of murder, looks after the daughter of his victim from a distance.

“Gorotsuki Mushuku (Patience Has an End),” 1971 drama, 1 hour and 50 minutes.

Directed by Yasuo Furuhata. Starring Ken Takakura.

Young coal miner Takeda leaves Kyushu in search of a better job in Tokyo, only to fall into the lucrative yet dangerous life of a yakuza. 

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