Velvet Hustler
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Velvet Hustler
A clever hit man discovers his weakness when he becomes attracted to the wrong woman in this stylish crime thriller, whis has often been compared to Jean-Luc Godard's A Bout de Souffle. Goro (Tetsuya Watari) is a gunman with the Yakuza (the Japanese Mafia) who one day turns on his crime boss and murders him; hoping to avoid retaliation, he travels to the coastal city of Kobe, and takes an assignment as a strong-arm man protecting a string of Yakuza-connected prostitutes. Rather than hiding where he cannot be found, Goro puts himself so far into the open that no one figures he could be the… More