|Director of Photography:||Katsumi Yanagishima|
|Producers:||Masayuki Mori, Hisao Nabeshima and Takeo Yoshida|
|Miramax/Rolling Thunder; R; 94 minutes|
|Cast:||Takeshi Kitano, Aya Kokumai, Tetsu Watanabe, Masanobu Katsumura, Susumu Terashima, Ren Ohsugi, Tonbo Zushi, Kenichi Yajima and Eiji Minakata|
Kitano's electrifying story of Japanese yakuza brothers breaks the rules of gangster flicks by mixing humor and tenderness with blood and guts. A yakuza chief named Murakawa (Kitano) is sent to protect a family in Okinawa, but the mission turns out to be a setup by rival gang members who are out to have him killed. Murakawa and his gangster comrades hide out and are caught unprepared for the final showdown.
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