Tokyo Drifter

東京流れ者

1966 Japanese STB 20x57" (51x145cm)

Grade: Very Fine

$1,750

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English title: Tokyo Drifter

Poster title: 東京流れ者

Poster Year: 1966

Poster Origin: Japanese

Size: STB  20x57"  (51x145cm)

Film title: 東京流れ者

Film Year: 1966

Film Origin: Japan

Film Directors: Seijun Suzuki

Film Actors: Tetsuya WatariChieko MatsubaraTamio KawachiHideaki Nitani

Film Genres: Action| Crime| Drama

Film Plot: After his gang disbands, a yakuza enforcer looks forward to life outside of organized crime but soon must become a drifter after his old rivals attempt to assassinate him.

Categories: AuteurCultMid-Century ModernFilmLarge Posters

Keywords: 1960sgangstergunpop artredsuitTokyoYakuza

Grade: C8  Very Fine. Folded, single-sided. Top C8: Very minimal handling/edge wear, staple holes in corners, light folds. Bottom C8: Very minimal handling/edge wear, staple holes in corners, light folds.

Framing: List prices are for posters only. Please inquire to discuss framing options.

Price: $1,750


Tokyo Drifter is an incredible film that updates the lone wolf Ronin story to swinging 60s modern Tokyo. As always, Seijun Suzuki’s film about loyalty, betrayal and professionalism is a visual treat, with some of the most innovative and influential cinematography in all of cinema.

Before finally tracking down this poster, I was told by several long-time Nikkatsu and Suzuki collectors that an STB for this movie might not exist as they had never seen one surface. Well, it definitely makes an impression at nearly 5′ tall! Country-of-origin posters for Seijun Suzuki are becoming increasingly difficult to find as his reputation and recognition within the Japanese film industry continues to skyrocket! This tall, slender format had very low print numbers compared to regular Japanese B2s. They are very rare, especially for more popular film titles, and are highly sought after by collectors today.

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