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When the mobster Iwaida Nishikawi is executed by the hit man Takeshi, his family chases the killer.... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Takashi Miike 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Hisao Maki  comic
Hisao Maki  screenplay

Produced by
Naoki Abe .... producer
Hiroyuki Fujiwara .... co-planner
Hidehiro Ito .... executive producer: Excellent Film (as Hidehiro Itô)
Hidehiro Ito .... planner
Hisao Maki .... producer
Tsugio Oikawa .... producer
Masahiro Tanaka .... planner
Ogita Yamamoto .... producer
Original Music by
Makoto Kubota  (as Monkey Pirates)
Hideki Matsuda  (as Monkey Pirates)
Akira 'Bob' Suganuma  (as Monkey Pirates)
Aki Suzuya  (as Monkey Pirates)
Cinematography by
Takashi Miike 
Hikaru Yasuda 
Film Editing by
Yasushi Shimamura 
Production Management
Tetsushi Onoyama .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kazuhito Kubodera .... assistant director
Masatoshi Tôjô .... assistant director
Sound Department
Yukiya Sato .... sound (as Yukiya Satô)
Camera and Electrical Department
Masaki Miyawaki .... lighting technician


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111 min | Japan:158 min (video version)


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7 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Another solid Yakuza film from Miike!!!!, 20 April 2006
Author: katalist420 from Canada

Great movie from Takashi Miike, its a standard take on Yakuza movies and is very well made.

Miike tries a new media and experiments with many techniques he hasn't used before, i found it very entertaining to see him using new things that he hasn't used before. Great acting and is another great Yakuza film from the great Takashi Miike.

This isn't as violent as some of his other films, although being a Yakuza film it definitely has its share.

Enjoy this film!!!! Miike fans and others who haven't seen many of miikes movies will all find this movie entertaining, far from his best work, but still a very solid movie.

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