Nijisseiki Shônen Dokuhon (1989) AKA Circus Boys

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.
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. 


AKA Circus Boys / 二十世紀少年読本

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  1. Steves
    August 19, 2018

    Thanks for finding this request, Jon, You’re a class act all the way! Cheers, mate!

  2. Michael
    September 9, 2018

    only seen one film from Kaizô Hayashi-the excellent TO SLEEP AS TO DREAM. Many thanks for this Jon,

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