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Michirô Endô
Shigeru Izumiya
Takanori Jinnai
Kou Machida ...
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Yasuto Sugawara
Jûgatsu Toi
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A hyperkinetic punk film of intensity
5 February 2004 | by (Hurst, TX) – See all my reviews

A shame few will get the chance to see this movie. It was suggested to me as a Japanese Death Race 2000. Oh, but it is so much more. A dystopian future against a backdrop of angry Japanese punk rock. Burst City is a raw look at an overamped society with its frantic, hyper camera work and loud brash music. As a fictional peek into punk rock, Burst City is still leaps and bounds above any other attempts. Well worth the look. Be prepared to search, however, and I don't believe there is a subtitled or dubbed version in existence. This is a shame as the film deserves greater exposure.


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