Original title: "GITAA O MOTTA WATARIDORI" (1959)
Directed in 1959 by Buichi Saitô for NIKKATSU.
Photographed in colour. Duration 78 minutes.
Starring Akira Kobayashi and Jô Shishido.
I believe this would be appreciated by those who like to watch spaghetti western, as it unfolds very much like one of those.
It really looks like it is made to be the first instalment in a future series and that's exactly what it is.
Presented in stark colour.
Begins with our singing and guitar playing lead actor jumps off at a road fork after hitching a ride.
He makes new acquaintances in a new town.
Some guitar playing ands singing.
Bar room brawling.
Offers of hiring following.
Meetings with men.