Machibuse

Machibuse (Japanese: 待ち伏せ) is a 1970 Japanese drama film directed by Hiroshi Inagaki.[2][3][4]

Machibuse
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Directed byHiroshi Inagaki
Screenplay by
Starring
CinematographyKazuo Yamada[1]
Music byMasaru Sato[1]
Production
company
Mifune Productions[1]
Distributed byToho
Release date
  • 29 April 1970 (1970-04-29) (Japan)
Running time
118 minutes[1]
CountryJapan

CastEdit

ReleaseEdit

Machibuse was released in Japan by Toho on April 29, 1970.[1] It was released by Toho International in the United States with English subtitles as The Ambush on December 18, 1970.[1] The film was re-issued in 1971 under the title Machibuse.[1]

ReceptionEdit

Despite its big budget and the appearance of four of the country's biggest stars, the film was not a success.[5]

ReferencesEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Galbraith IV 1996, p. 103.
  2. ^ "待ち伏せとは". kotobank. Retrieved 28 October 2020.
  3. ^ "待ち伏せ". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 28 October 2020.
  4. ^ "待ち伏せ". Kinema Junpo. Retrieved 28 October 2020.
  5. ^ Henry, Jim (2 December 1970). "Japanese Film Industry Brands '70 As Poor Year & '71 Seems Gloomier". Variety. p. 27.

SourcesEdit

  • Galbraith IV, Stuart (1996). The Japanese Filmography: 1900 through 1994. McFarland. ISBN 0-7864-0032-3.

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