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Kirina Mano ... Chisato
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Takahiro Murase ... Goto
Kyôka Suzuki ... Kiriko
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Tomisaburô Horikoshi
Teruhisa Irie
Chu Ishikawa
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A man sees his life changed for ever when his fiancee shoots herself. Baffled, he wants by all means to obtain such a weapon of destruction and he finds himself caught in a violent group of young vicious punks. They first beat him severely and then he seeks revenge with his fist, then with a gun. Written by Anonymous

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This movie is rather underrated i feel.

This is the third movie i've seen by the director, the first being Snake of June and the second being Tetsuo: The Iron Man.

I'd say this film is better than those two films, although i very much like those two films i feel this one blows them out of the water in a lot of respects.

It's a much darker vision than Tetsuo, it's really full of dread this film. So that may put some off but it's a really interesting film and is amazingly directed and for the most part i feel it's really well acted.

For me this movie is like the two other Shinya Tsukamoto films i've seen mixed with Ichi The Killer sort of things. There are a lot of things in here that it seems Miike Takashi knowingly used in Ichi The Killer, of which Shinya Tsukamoto stars.

Yeah, a confusing and disjointed film and a film of two or maybe even three parts but a really interesting watch and the context and the interaction of the characters is excellent.

I'd say this film is very worth seeing indeed.


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