This is one of a series of notes for A Chronological Biography of Akira Kurosawa
An alcoholic doctor's determination to cure a gangster of tuberculosis provides a metaphor for the difficulties of post-war reconstruction.
Note: This was Toshiro Mifune's second film. This was the first film that Kurosawa worked on with composer Fumio Hayakawa.
Title: Drunken Angel
Original Title in Japanese: Yoidore Tenshi
Running Time: 98 min
Writer(s): Keinosuke Uekusa, Akira Kurosawa
Director of Photography: Takeo Ito
Production Designer: Takashi Matsuyama
Music: Fumio Hayakawa
Assistant Director: Atsuo Kobayashi
Takashi Shimura (Sanada), Toshiro Mifune (Matsunaga)