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Retribution (2006)

Sakebi (original title)
A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points ... See full summary »

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Kiyoshi Kurosawa
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kôji Yakusho ... Noboru Yoshioka
Manami Konishi Manami Konishi ... Harue Nimura
Tsuyoshi Ihara ... Tôru Miyaji
Hiroyuki Hirayama Hiroyuki Hirayama ... Wakai Keiji Sakurai
Ikuji Nakamura Ikuji Nakamura ... Shôichi Sakuma
Ryo Kase ... Sagyôsen no Sen'in (as Ryô Kase)
Kaoru Okunuki Kaoru Okunuki ... Miyuki Yabe
Hironobu Nomura Hironobu Nomura ... Seiji Onoda
Jin Muraki Jin Muraki ... Kenshikan Furuya
Hajime Inoue Hajime Inoue ... Keiji
Naoko Miyake Naoko Miyake ... Kangofu
Yôko Chôsokabe Yôko Chôsokabe ... Kangofu
Takahiro Satô Takahiro Satô ... Sakuma no Musuko Yûsuke
Kenkichi Watanabe Kenkichi Watanabe ... Shiryôgakari
Kaoru Mizuki Kaoru Mizuki ... Shibata Reiko no Hahaoya
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Storyline

A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points toward the detective as the prime suspect, a ghost in red follows him, and he begins to question his identity. His realization of what seems to have really happened results in something much more sinister and larger in scope, and it leaves his psyche scarred. Written by MuzikJunky

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violent content | See all certifications »
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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

24 February 2007 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Retribution See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Followed by The Sylvian Experiments (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Kaze ni naru
Written by Ataru Nakamura
Performed by Ataru Nakamura
Courtesy of Avex Trax
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Kiyoshi Kurosawa's best work.
12 March 2007 | by Prof_NeilSee all my reviews

I was fortunate enough to see this film at the Chicago International Film Festival last august. I am really fond of Kiyoshi Kurosawa's work (My favs are probably Doppelganger, Bright Future and Charisma). I did not know much about this film prior to seeing it other than it being the newest K. Kurosawa. I am not going to describe the film in that I wish not to ruin an aspect of it. What I will say is that I found it to be the best piece of work that K. Kurosawa has done to date. The film encompasses every area of cinema that K. Kurosawa has explored; from crime drama to j-horror. If you are fond of K. Kurosawa, you will absolutely enjoy this film and probably feel similar. Hope this was helpful, take care.


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