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Family (2001)

When the mobster Iwaida Nishikawi is executed by the hit man Takeshi, his family chases the killer. Takeshi's brothers Takashi and Hideshi Miwa try to find Takeshi, who is hidden with the ... See full summary »

Director:

Takashi Miike

Writers:

Hisao Maki (comic), Hisao Maki (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Ken'ichi Endô Ken'ichi Endô ... Kenmochi
Kôjirô Hongô Kôjirô Hongô
Naoko Inoue Naoko Inoue
Kôichi Iwaki Kôichi Iwaki ... Hideshi Miwa
Taisihû Kase Taisihû Kase ... Takeshi Miwa
Ryûji Katagiri Ryûji Katagiri ... (as Ryuuji Katagiri)
Kazuya Kimura Kazuya Kimura ... Takashi Miwa
Toshiya Nagasawa Toshiya Nagasawa
Yôko Natsuki Yôko Natsuki
Marumi Shiraishi Marumi Shiraishi
Shigenobu Yasuda Shigenobu Yasuda
Rikiya Yasuoka
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When the mobster Iwaida Nishikawi is executed by the hit man Takeshi, his family chases the killer. Takeshi's brothers Takashi and Hideshi Miwa try to find Takeshi, who is hidden with the nurse Rie Ishibashi, to protect him and Hideshi discovers that Takeshi was secretly sent by their Yakuza boss to eliminate Iwaida. Meanwhile, the mobster Kenmoshi abducts Takashi's wife Mariko and rapes her, trying to force Takashi to deliver his brother to him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

10 March 2001 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Family 2 See more »

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Color:

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Another solid Yakuza film from Miike!!!!
20 April 2006 | by katalist420See all my reviews

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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