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Death Trance (2005)

Desu toransu (original title)
An unknown time. An unknown place. Without reasons. With no future. His only desire is - Destruction. I'ts good versus evil, and the awakening of an unlikely hero with ultra-kinetic action to create the "action" spectacle of the year.

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Yûji Shimomura

Writers:

Jun'ya Katô (screenplay), Shinichi Fujita (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tak Sakaguchi ... Grave
Takamasa Suga Takamasa Suga ... Ryuen
Kentaro Seagal Kentaro Seagal ... Sid
Yûki Takeuchi Yûki Takeuchi ... Yuri
Ben Hiura Ben Hiura ... Archbishop
Honoka Asada Honoka Asada ... Girl
Yôko Fujita Yôko Fujita ... Goddess of Destruction
Osamu Takahashi Osamu Takahashi ... Master
Chuck Johnson ... Muscleman
Kei Sasegawa Kei Sasegawa ... Capoeira User
Masumi Shirai Masumi Shirai ... Sword-Wielding Sister (Left)
Mie Nakao Mie Nakao ... Sword-Wielding Sister (Right)
Masaki Inatome Masaki Inatome ... Ninja A / Flying Vampire 01
Hitoshi Fukushima Hitoshi Fukushima ... Ninja B
Naohiro Kawamoto Naohiro Kawamoto ... Flying Vampire 02
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An unknown time. An unknown place. Without reasons. With no future. His only desire is... Destruction! Death Trance combines the themes of good versus evil, and the awakening of an unlikely hero with ultra-kinetic action to create the "action" spectacle of the year! Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Japanese metal band Dir en Grey provided the soundtrack for the film. See more »

Crazy Credits

The credits are shown in both English and Japanese. See more »

Connections

References Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Increase Blue
Performed by Dir en Grey
From album "Vulgar"
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I was disappointed
22 September 2006 | by raoul-guariguataSee all my reviews

Watching a lot of Asian action movies lately I saw the trailer for Death Trance and thought : Wow! Sowrds, motorbikes, guns, bazookas, Breakdance mixed with martial arts. But where was the story. Well, you don't often need a story in Good action flicks, but in this case : it was absolutely senseless. One fight after the other and you don't get why. And for being the ultimate fighter who only seeks destruction I didn't really understand why does Tak leave everybody alive??? The soundtrack really hurts. In movies like Versus and Azumi I felt the heavy rock music entertaining, but here you want to turn the sound off after short time before your ears start to bleed. If you are looking for a modern Japanese action movie go for Azumi, Shinobi, Aragami. But i wouldn't recommend this; except if you are a hardcore trash fan......


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Language:

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Release Date:

20 May 2006 (Japan) See more »

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