Kurosawa marathon journal – #7 – DRUNKEN ANGEL (1948)

The story: A drunken doctor with a hot temper and a violence-prone gangster with tuberculosis form a quicksilver bond. I am fascinated by the fact that Drunken Angel, in its title, refers to one of the two leading character directly, although it is not seen through said character’s perspective. Indeed, the ending reveals that he has…