Two brothers, Jinta and Wataru, are raised in a travelling circus. After an accident, Jinta decides to leave the circus and travels the countryside working as a con-man. After a run-in with a local gang of yakuza, he is invited to join their ranks, where he makes the mistake of falling for a boss’s mistress. Wataru stays with the circus and works hard to regain its former glory.
Director: Kaizô Hayashi. AKA Circus Boys / 二十世紀少年読本
Writers: Kaizô Hayashi.
Stars: Hiroshi Mikami, Moe Kamura, Jian Xiu, Michiru Akiyoshi, Yuki Asayama, Bunshi Katsura Vi, Haruko Wanibuchi, Yoshio Harada, Shirô Sano, Yukio Yamato, Maki Ishikawa, Akira Ôizumi, Akaji Maro.