Starring Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Reisaburo Yamamoto, Michiyo Kogure, Chieko Nakakita and Noriko Sengoku, "Yoidore tenshi" (also known as "Angelo ubriaco, L'", "Trunkene Engel, Der", "Drunken Angel") is a Crime/Drama/Thriller film directed by Akira Kurosawa, released in the USA on December 30 of 1959.
Who is the director of "Yoidore tenshi":
Yoidore tenshi was directed by Akira Kurosawa, a Japanese writer, director, and producer.
Before Yoidore tenshi, Akira Kurosawa had directed Zoku Sugata Sanshiro, released in 1945. Since, he directed Rashômon, released in 1950, Ikiru (1952), Seven Samurai (1954), Shichinin no samurai (1954), Ikimono no kiroku (1955), and Kumonosu jô (1957).
What was the release date of "Yoidore tenshi":
Yoidore tenshi was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, December 30, 1959.. This was fifty-nine (59) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, February 06, 1991 in France; Monday, March 11, 1963 in Germany and on Tuesday, April 27, 1948 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Yoidore tenshi":
At the casting of Yoidore tenshi we find Takashi Shimura, previously seen in Kato hayabusa sento-tai (1944); Toshirô Mifune (); Reisaburo Yamamoto (Ahen senso (1943), Oatsurae Jirokichi goshi (1931)) [ more... ]
- Haruko Toyama and Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Michiyo Kogure, Sachio Sakai, Katao Kawasaki can all be seen in Miyamoto Musashi kanketsuhen: kettô Ganryûjima, released in 1956.
- Sachio Sakai and Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Chieko Nakakita, Yoshiko Kuga, Akira Tani can all be seen in Osaka jo monogatari, released in 1961.
- Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Noriko Sengoku, Akira Tani, Sachio Sakai and Haruko Toyama also appeared together in Shichinin no samurai, released in 1954.
- Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Noriko Sengoku, Masao Shimizu and Akira Tani also appeared together in Ikimono no kiroku, released in 1955.
- Haruko Toyama and Takashi Shimura, Masao Shimizu, Akira Tani, Sachio Sakai also appeared in Ikiru, released in 1952.
- Sachio Sakai and Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Chieko Nakakita, Akira Tani also appeared in Chushingura - Hana no maki yuki no maki, released in 1962.
- Haruko Toyama and Takashi Shimura, Noriko Sengoku, Akira Tani, Sachio Sakai can all be seen in Seven Samurai, released in 1954.
- Sachio Sakai and Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Akira Tani also worked together in Kumonosu jô, released in 1957.
- Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Chieko Nakakita and Akira Tani also worked together in Nippon tanjo, released in 1959.
- Sachio Sakai and Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Akira Tani can all be seen in Yojimbo, released in 1961.
- Yoshiko Kuga and Michiyo Kogure, Eitarô Shindô also worked together in Shin heike monogatari, released in 1955.
- Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune and Masao Shimizu can also be seen in Tengoku to jigoku, released in 1963.
- Toshirô Mifune, Chieko Nakakita and Chouko Iida also appeared in Muhomatsu no issho, released in 1958.
- Akira Tani and Toshirô Mifune, Yoshiko Kuga also appeared together in Yagyu bugeicho, released in 1957.
What is the Storyline of "Yoidore tenshi":
It stars Takashi Shimura as an alcoholic doctor in postwar Japan who treats a young, small-time hood named Matsunaga (Toshir? Mifune), after a gunfight with a rival syndicate. The doctor diagnoses the young gangster with tuberculosis, and convinces him to begin treatment (and quit boozing and womanizing). The two enjoy an uneasy friendship until the gangster's former boss, Okada, who is also the former abusive boyfriend of the doctor's female assistant, is released from prison and seeks to take his gang [...]
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