Desperado Outpost (1959)


Desperado Outpost (original title Dokuritsu Gurentai) is a 1959 drama, war film by director Kihachi Okamoto.


When Sergeant Okubo’s brother is murdered at a Japanese outpost in Northern China during the Second World War, Okubo poses as a war correspondent and seeks out his brother’s killer. The command is wiped out by Chinese forces and Okubo escapes and joins a tribe of bandits.


  • Makoto Satô … Sergeant Okubo, alias Araki.
  • Izumi Yukimura … Prostitute.
  • Misa Uehara … Bandit Chieftain’s Sister.
  • Tadao Nakamaru … Aide-de-Camp.
  • Ichirô Nakatani … Squad Leader.


Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s):
    • Kihachi Okamoto.
  • Producer(s):
    • Tomoyuki Tanaka … producer.
  • Writer(s):
    • Kihachi Okamoto.
  • Music:
    • Masaru Satô.
  • Cinematography:
    • Yuzuru Aizawa.
  • Editor(s):
    • Yoshitami Kuroiwa.
  • Production:
    • Toho Company.
  • Distributor(s):
    • Nihon Eiga Satellite Broadcasting (2010) (Japan) (TV).
    • Toho Company (all media).
  • Release Date: 06 October 1959 (Japan).
  • Running Time: 109 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: Japan.
  • Language: Japanese.

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