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Shinjuku Triad Society (1995)

Shinjuku kuroshakai: Chaina mafia sensô (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 26 August 1995 (Japan)
Amidst a Chinese and Japanese mafia war, a lawyer for the Chinese mob finds a rift forming between him and his corrupt police office brother.

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Takashi Miike

Writer:

Ichirô Fujita
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Credited cast:
Kippei Shîna ... Kiriya
Tomorô Taguchi ... Wang
Takeshi Caesar Takeshi Caesar ... Karino
Ren Osugi ... Yakuza boss (as Ren Ôsugi)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sei Hiraizumi Sei Hiraizumi ... Police Captain Matsuzaki
Yukie Itou Yukie Itou
Yôzaburô Itô Yôzaburô Itô
Kyosuke Izutsu Kyosuke Izutsu
Shinsuke Izutsu Shinsuke Izutsu ... Yoshihito Kiriya
Kazuhiro Mashiko Kazuhiro Mashiko
SABU SABU
Manzô Shinra Manzô Shinra
Masahiro Sudô Masahiro Sudô ... Ishizaka
Yôji Tanaka Yôji Tanaka
Airi Yanagi Airi Yanagi
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Amidst a Chinese and Japanese mafia war, a lawyer for the Chinese mob finds a rift forming between him and his corrupt police office brother.

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Country:

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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

26 August 1995 (Japan) See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Hunt this out on DVD as you'll never see it at a multiplex!
13 August 2001 | by david.widlakeSee all my reviews

Shinjuku Triad Society: Chinese Mafia Wars is unlikely to get distribution in the West outside film festivals. Why? Could your censors stomach a film where policemen anally rape male and female suspects to get them to talk (and the victims enjoy it) or see an old lady have her eye torn out of her skull? These are just a few of the shocks in store for viewers of this ultraviolent cops and gangsters story. It makes Clockwork Orange which was banned for years in the UK look like a Disney cartoon.

Should you see this film? YES It is fantastic and essential viewing for fans of Asian cinema. The shocking moments are there to illustrate what goers on in the world of these characters. If you like this make sure you catch Dead or Alive which is very similar (barring the insane ending in DOA of course). Great for Japan that they have a talent like Miike working at the same time as Takeshi Kitano. The best chance of seeing this film outside a Takashi Miike retrospective at a film festival is on DVD. If I haven't put you off try hunting for a Hong Kong version on the web as I'm sure it will come out in that country.


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