The Bad Soldier
The Bad Soldier
Theatrical poster to The Bad Soldier
Directed by Kiyoshi Saeki[1]
Produced by Kōji Shundō
Norimichi Matsudaira
Written by Isao Matsumoto
Motohiro Torii
Music by Isao Tomita
Cinematography Jūhei Suzuki
Editing by Kōzō Horiike
Distributed by Toei
Released September 18, 1968
Running time 91 min.
Preceded by Return of the Outlaw (1968)
Followed by Matteita gokudō (1969)
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The Bad Soldier or A Profligate Soldier (兵隊極道 Heitai gokudō) is a 1968 film directed by Kiyoshi Saeki.[1] It is the third film in the Gokudō series. In this episode, set in 1937, the main character of the series is drafted into the military.[2]




  1. 1.0 1.1 "兵隊極道" (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2011-02-13.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Cowie, Peter (editor) (1977). World Filmography 1968. London: Tantivy Press. pp. 374-375. ISBN 0-904208-36-2.
  3. "兵隊極道" (in Japanese). Kinema Jumpo. Retrieved 2011-02-13.

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