Capital Celluloid 2021 — Day 172: Thu Nov 4

House of Bamboo (Fuller, 1955): BFI Southbank, NFT, 8.50pm

This great Sam Fuller film (also screening on Nov 11 & 16) is part of the Big Screen Classics programme at BFI Southbank (full details here).

Chicago Reader review:
One of Samuel Fuller’s best, a tough, sometimes nasty, but always exciting 1955 effort in ‘Scope and color that unites three of his favorite topics: military comradeship, the underworld, and the Far East. Robert Stack stars as an American undercover agent who dissembles his way into the good graces of a Tokyo protection racket headed by psychotic American hoodlum Robert Ryan.

Here (and above) is the trailer.

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