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"Kawaita Hana" (Pale Flower)

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And now for something (kinda) different. Turner Classic Movies presented two movies by Masahiro Shinoda, known for tales about outsiders and, much later, Kabuki on film.  A just-out-of-prison-for-murder Yakuza member returns to Tokyo, and finds that things have changed, even after three years. A chronic gambler, he spots an "innocent" at game and strikes up a conversation. Things go as fast as the girl's 1964 Renault Floride in the "dark before dawn."  Then an ex-Hong Kong thug shows up, and his life becomes a balancing act...

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