About

Kitano plays Murakawa, a Tokyo yakuza tiring of gangster life. Along with a few of his henchmen, he is sent by his boss to Okinawa to help end a gang war, supposedly to mediate between two warring clans. He finds that the dispute between the clans is insignificant and whilst wondering why he was sent to Okinawa at all, Murakawa's headquarters are bombed and he and his gang are ambushed in a bar.

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Directed by

Takeshi Kitano

Written by

Takeshi Kitano (Screenplay)

Runtime

94 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Tagline

A ferocious man sleeps here

Cast

Keywords

yakuza knife japan beach gun violence bullet wound

Photos

Lists

#275 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss