Sydney Pollack directs and produces this crime drama starring Robert Mitchum and Ken Takakura. Private Eye Harry Kilmer (Mitchum) travels to Japan after many years when he hears news that his friend’s daughter has been kidnapped. As he tries to rescue the girl, he finds himself trapped on the wrong side of the Japanese mafia.
When the Japanese Mafia, the Yakuza, kidnap a shipping magnates daughter, he turns to ex-private eye Kilmer for help. Kilmer enlists ex-Yakuzamember Tanaka Ken, to take up the sword again and save the girl. Their desire for revenge leads to a final showdown with the Yakuza – where death and honour are certain.