Hunter in the Dark (1979)
Yataro Tanigawa, a one-eyed hired assassin, impresses yakuza boss Gomyo Kiyoemon with his skill. Gomyo hires Tanigawa as his bodyguard, or yojimbo, to protect him during an inter-clan conflict. Tanigawa quickly rises in stature in the clan, but finds his boss’s enemies almost overwhelming.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Director: Hideo Gosha
Actors: Ayumi Ishida, Keiko Kishi, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yoshio Harada
Duration: 137 min