Vengeance is Mine

Shohei Imamura (director)
Masaru Baba, Shunsaku Ikehata (screenwriters)
Ryuzo Saki (novel)
Ken Ogata, Rentaro Mikuni, Chocho Miyako, Mitsuko Baisho (starring)

Tokyo: Imamura Productions, 1979. Draft script for the 1979 film. Text in Japanese. With a single notation in manuscript ink.

Based on Ryuzo Saki’s novel, about real-life con man, thief, and multiple murderer Akira Nishiguchi (changed to Iwao Enokizu in the film), told in multiple flashbacks as he awaits execution for his crimes.

Black titled perfect-bound wrappers. Title page present. 169 leaves, with last page of text numbered 154. Mechanical duplication. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine.

Criterion Collection 384. Ebert III. Grant Japan.

[Book #141452]