The Israeli Defence Force operation "Cast Lead" in Gaza wasn't covered by the media due to military embargo. For the first time, Israeli soldiers who took part in the conflict in 2009 speak out about their actions.
After a nuclear attack in Tokyo, the female population is attacked by infected males who have become sex-crazed zombies, hungry for human flesh. Officeworker Momoko and nurse Nozomi seek ... See full summary »
John 'Concrete' Hong has one night to fight his way across a violent city and rescue the one he loves. After eviction from their apartment, John and Bethany Hong are forced to live on the streets of Union, a violent city where street gangs control the lower blocks. When John journeys to the bottom of the city to find work, the WCC gang corners him. After fighting his way out, he becomes the ... See full summary »
Two friends meet again to share their last days in an old house where everything happened a long time ago. They gather a group of people, which results in a disastrous turn of events, during which reveals the deepest human depths.
Based on the true story of the murder of Junko Furuta, this horrific movie gives a fairly factual account of the incidents surrounding the 41-day kidnapping, repeated rape, torture, and ultimate murder of a 16-year old high school student at the hands of several young boys of roughly the same age.
The film focuses on the leader of the gang of juvenile delinquent boys, as he progress from dropping out of high school, to becoming a budding yakuza, to petty crime, and to serial rape, before finally setting his sights on victimizing a single young girl.
The girl was victimized in the house of one of the boy's parents, and that they turned a blind eye to the atrocity going on under their own roof adds to the outrage of the crime. The movie takes pains to show how the incident was facilitated by the boy's broken home and the parasitic structure of the Japanese mafia that lent the young punks its name to be used to terrorize people. At the same time, it makes no excuses for their actions. Overall, the movie has a very stark and real quality to it.
I felt that this film did an excellent job of explaining how such a heinous crime could happen in Japan--a relatively crime-free country--and in this way, I felt it was more thought provoking than A Clockwork Orange or (certainly) Last House on the Left.
One interesting side note: the main hooligan's long-suffering girlfriend is played by Mika Mifune, daughter of Toshiro.
Another interesting note: the murderer that was the subject of this film was released from prison in the late 1990s. He is still at large.
Since this is Based on true story of murder i give him 7 out of 10 !
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