Just released from prison, a broken man reluctantly agrees to kill three men, but has second thoughts when he discovers that they are also targeted by other gangsters. He then tries to find out the real reasons why these men are on their hit list.
Here, Tetsuya Nakadai swaps his samurai costume for that of a man seeking redemption. Yet, in this inventive film noir, it is more a matter of surviving the challenge of a world where money stifles all morality. JB