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Writer:
Ichiro Ryu (writer)
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A group of Chinese youths living in Japan struggle to make their way in life and eventually find trouble with the local crime syndicate. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 

Directed by
Takashi Miike 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ichiro Ryu  writer

Produced by
Tsutomu Tsuchikawa .... producer
 
Original Music by
Kôji Endô 
 
Cinematography by
Naosuke Imaizumi 
 
Film Editing by
Yasushi Shimamura  (as Taiji Shimamura)
 
Production Design by
Akira Ishige 
 
Sound Department
Yukiya Sato .... sound (as Yukiya Satô)
 

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Also Known As:
"Japan Underworld" - International (English title) (literal title)
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Runtime:
France:105 min
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Youths struggling in Japan, 13 August 2001
Author: david.widlake from London

Ley Lines (the English title of Japan Triad Society) is the third part of Miike's Triad Society Trilogy but it (and the other parts) can be seen out of order as they contain no recurring characters or storylines. A funny, sad film about bored small town delinquents travelling to Tokyo and being outclassed by the big city criminals. Beautiful camerawork.

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