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Street mobster is the first film in which Fukasaku s vital and exhilarating approach to the contemporary-set gangster picture was paired with the untamed, raw charisma of Japan s top screen mobster Sugawara Bunta. A pivotal work in the yakuza movie genre and in the career of director Kinji Fukasaku Battle Royale, Doberman Cop, Street Mobster presents an abrasive portrait of the rise and fall of a reckless street punk caught in the crossfire of a bloody turf war raging in the mean streets of Kawazaki.
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He is approached by veteran gangster kizaki noboru andô, who encourages him to round up a group of local chinpira street punks to shake up the uneasy agreement between the two rival yakuza groups, Graveyard of Honour, who between them control the city s bars, gambling dens and entertainment areas.
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Winner of a prestigious blue ribbon award for supporting actor and Kurosawa regular Daisuke Katô, Bloody Spear at Mount Fuji is a film deserving of much wider international recognition.
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But as long-repressed memories begin to bubble to the surface, he soon finds himself drawn to a remote isle where he is confronted by a mad scientist and his malformed men, and discovers the key that will unlock some long-suppressed mysteries of his own. Medical student hirosuke hitomi slips out of the asylum in which he has been wrongfully confined and stealthily assumes the identity of a recently deceased nobleman with whom he bears an uncanny resemblance.
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Starring original diamond guy, jo shishido, seijun Suzuki's Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards! is a hard hitting, rapid-fire yakuza film that redefined the Japanese crime drama. Suzuki's send up of post-war greed would go on to cement his domestic and international status as one of the leading directors to come out of Japan.
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Genre entertainment of the highest order, the Sister Street Fighter films are a wild ride through some of the best exploitation cinema Japan produced in the 1970s. Funky and over-the-top, and featuring some of the craziest villains ever depicted onscreen, filled with wall-to-wall action, the series embodies female power in a male-dominated genre and is a magnificent showcase for the physical presence and martial arts skills of its lead star.
After the massive success of the street fighter, the Toei Company decided to build a new karate series around a female lead, and cast a young actress who had appeared in a cameo role alongside her mentor Sonny Chiba. Shrink-wrapped. Release of toei s karate films by Chris Poggiali Shrink-wrapped. In 1974 s sister street fighter, who travels to Yokohama to investigate the disappearance of her brother, half-Japanese Li Koryu, Shihomi is the half-Chinese, an undercover cop.
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And most thrilling. In this deep dive into the world of the Yakuza, meet the violent men who rule the Japanese underworld and the cruel punishments inflicted on those who transgress them. Shrink-wrapped. The carnage begins in the edo period with a violent tale of samurai vengeance starring Bunta Sugawara Battles Without Honor and Humanity, before shifting to the Meiji Period as the exiled Ogata Minoru Oki, Shogun Assassin returns to face punishment for his past transgressions.
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This landmark ero-guro film allowed ishii to experiment with elements that would later show up in his masterpieces Horrors of Malformed Men and Blind Woman s Curse, including the participation of sideshow performers and butoh dancer Tatsumi Hijikata. Finally, the story of omitsu miki obana follows a sadistic lord Asao Koike whose eye is caught one day by a beautiful member of his harem who shares his strange taste for pain and blood, but who holds a secret of her own that will destroy his entire household.
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Told in anthology style by an impassive physician teruo Yoshida, the first story follows Oito Masumi Tachibana, an innocent young girl deceived by a handsome yakuza and sold into prostitution who finds herself in a doomed love affair with the man who brought her to ruin. Shrink-wrapped.
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Shrink-wrapped. Echoing the great crime films of sidney lumet and Jean-Pierre Melville, there's no honor among thieves or lawmen alike, in Fukasaku's world, and the only thing that matters is personal honor and duty among friends. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. But when random violence interrupts the peace and an ambitious, by-the-books lieutenant Tatsuo Umemiya comes to town, Kuno's fragile alliance begins to crumble.
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