1950s, 3.5/4, Masaki Kobayashi, Review, Sports

I Will Buy You

#7 in my ranking of Masaki Kobayashi's films. This is the Japanese baseball version of Ace in the Hole, but it's missing one component that could have pushed it into greatness. The characters are well-drawn, the situation appropriately murky, and the tension real, but there's a moral component to the story that Masaki Kobayashi seems… Continue reading I Will Buy You