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Umetsugu Inoue - The Winner

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 1001 Bissonnet Street Houston, TX, 77005 United States (map)
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Part Two in The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's film series highlighting prolific Japanese filmmaker Umetsugu Inoue - Japan's Music Man.

In The Winner, punk kid Yujiro Ishihara tries boxing, gets the tar punched out of him, then starts training for real.  His manager is a former contender who sees the boy as a way to realize his own lost championship dreams.

  • Director  -  Umetsugu Inoue
  • Released -  1957
  • Language  -  Japanese with English subtitles
  • Running Time  -  98 minutes

Earlier Event: June 28
JASH Annual Member Meeting