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Graveyard of Honor (2002)

Shin Jingi no Hakaba (original title)
A barkeeper saves a Yakuza boss' life and thus makes his way up in the organization. However his fear of nothing soon causes problems.

Director:

Takashi Miike

Writers:

Goro Fujita (novel) (as Gorô Fujita), Shigenori Takechi (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Ryo Amamiya Ryo Amamiya
Narimi Arimori ... Chieko Kikuta
Yoshiyuki Daichi Yoshiyuki Daichi ... Yoshiyuki Ooshita
Hirotarô Honda Hirotarô Honda ... Correctional officer
Harumi Inoue Harumi Inoue ... Yôko Imamura
Renji Ishibashi Renji Ishibashi ... Denji Yukawa
Gorô Kishitani ... Rikuo Ishimatsu
Shigeo Kobayashi Shigeo Kobayashi
Takashi Miike ... Restaurant gunman
Ryôsuke Miki Ryôsuke Miki ... Kôzô Imamura
Yasukaze Motomiya Yasukaze Motomiya ... Kanemoto
Mikio Ohsawa Mikio Ohsawa ... Masato Yoshikawa (as Mikio Oosawa)
Daisuke Ryû ... Tadaaki Kuze (as Daisuke Ryuu)
Harumi Sone Harumi Sone ... Ryuuzô Fukui
Yûta Sone Yûta Sone
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A barkeeper saves a Yakuza boss' life and thus makes his way up in the organization. However his fear of nothing soon causes problems.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

22 June 2002 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Graveyard of Honor See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan

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Great serious Yakuza movie
8 May 2004 | by antiheroripperSee all my reviews

Most of Miike's yakuza movies include alot of humor and over the top gore, in which I love. I was sort of expecting that with this movie and had my hopes up high, but I was introduced to a new style of Yakuza movie.

Ishimatsu is a dishwasher at a resturaunt who saves the life of a Yakuza boss when a assassin was ordered to kill him at Ishimatsu's resturaunt. Ishimatsu is let into the family at a high rank and but he isn't what was expected. He starts p***ing people off in the family by starting a little gang-war, and after theres a settlment between the two gangs, they are all trying to get rid of Ishimatsu. He also gets pretty wound up with heroin.

Alot of character develoupment in this movie. The movie has a low tone but glossy color that sets and really good atmosphere with a slow jazz soundtrack.

The blood in this movie isnt very abundent but the violence is strong a realistic. Not very many bloodsprays like in most of Miike's movies, but you dont really look for that because IMHO this movie is so stylish without the need of strong blood or gore.

It doesnt seem like to many people like this movie but when I got done watching this movie I felt really good like I have never felt after a movie.


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