The Yakuza

In addition to serving as owner and head programmer for the New Beverly Cinema, Quentin Tarantino is now writing about the films he’s selected to showcase on the big screen. In a fresh piece for the New Beverly blog, he discusses how screenwriter Paul Schrader, director Sydney Pollack, and superstars Robert Mitchum & Ken Takakura created a Japanese gangster film for western consumption. Read the whole post here and then see a rare 35mm print of The Yakuza at the New Bev April 24th & 25th.

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