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Fall Guy (1982)

Aging Kamata movie star “Gin-chan” Ginshiro (Morio Kazama) is filming a story about Samurai in Imperial Japan at the start of the Meiji. Also appearing in the movie, as his antagonist, is rising young star Tachibana (Daijiro Harada). While Tachibana is being filmed, Ginshiro and his crew of bit-player lackeys become upset that Tachibana is receiving more close-ups and more daring scenes. When he takes his turn on camera, Ginshiro overacts and hams up the scenes, ensuring lots of face time on the camera. This desperate attention seeking upsets Tachibana as well as the film crew.

After the shoot, Ginshiro is approached by Makoto (Toshiya Sakai), an adoring young fan, who flirtatiously asks him to sign her inner thigh. Ginshiro charms her, and she giddily thanks him and leaves in her car. Ginshiro, annoyed at his lackeys for not sealing the deal and getting her number for him, enlists his most trusted lackey Yasu (Mitsuru Hirata) to chase after her car and get her number. After a daring and stupid move, Yasu succeeds. But in a mood swing later, frustrated that he is losing popularity, Ginshiro gets drunk at a local bar and, upset at the lack of admiration received from the bar patrons, he goes on a rampage, which Yasu and the other lackeys manage to stop…

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