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‘A Colt is my Passport’ is one of the highlights of TIFF’s free weekend

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Playing March 16 2013 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox as part of the Spotlight Japan series is the Nikkatsu noir classic, “A Colt is my Passport”. The tale of a betrayed hit man from 1967 is also part of the TIFF Bell Lightbox Family Free weekend, so the 10 pm screening is actually free for those who show up one hour before show time to collect a ticket. With a free showing on the big screen of this Nikkatsu gem how could you go wrong?

A Colt is my Passport

Starring: Jo Shishido, Chitose Kobayashi, Jerry Fujio and Akiyoshi Fukae

Written by ShuichiNagahara and Nobou Yamada

Directed by Takashi Nomura

Kamimura (Shishido) is a hard-boiled hired killer commissioned by a local gang to take down a rival boss. He pulls the job off with his customary efficiency, but everything goes to hell anyway. The rival gang lord who hires Kamimura and his driver Shun (Fujio) (more…)

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