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Kikuchi-jô monogatari - sakimori-tachi no uta (2001)

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Credited cast:
Tôru Emori Tôru Emori ... Paekche nobleman (as Tooru Emori)
Renji Ishibashi ... Nakatomi-no-Kamatari
Jinpachi Nezu ... Frontier guard
Ren Osugi ... Naka-no-Ooe-no-Ôji (as Ren Ôsugi)
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Japanese

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Kumamoto monogatari See more »

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Kumamoto, Japan

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Miike gives us his classier side
23 August 2004 | by critic-57See all my reviews

As I am the first to comment on this piece by Takeshi Miike I found myself watching it with no clue as to the content. My only knowledge of Miike is through Ichi The Killer and Audition. Here however we see a classier side of Miike's film-making skills with a triple bill of dramatic productions.

The piece immediately feels like its a low budget affair and almost stage-like in its presence.

My favourite part was in the third piece of this set when we see a dramatisation of The Revolt Of The Clans. Having played the game Shogun Total War I was familiar with this story already and it was refreshing to see it come to life.

If you are looking for a typical Miike production then stop here and go find something else as this is Miike on a mission.

7/10


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