TAKESHI KITANO COLLECTION – out on Blu Ray

Takeshi Kitano Collection7TAKESHI KITANO COLLECTION (18) 1993 JAPAN BLU RAY £35.99

Featured films:

VIOLENT COP
Detective Azuma (‘Beat’ Takeshi) is a renegade cop who frequently resorts to violence and unethical methods to get results. While investigating a series of drug-related homicides, Azuma discovers that his friend and colleague is supplying drugs from within the police force. After his colleague is murdered and his sister is kidnapped, he breaks all the rules to dish out his particular form of justice.

BOILING POINT
When the mild mannered Masaki (Yûrei Yanagi) falls foul of the Yakuza he decides to buy a gun to defend himself. He heads to Okinawa where he forms an unlikely partnership with Uehara (‘Beat’ Takeshi) who has his own reasons for wanting revenge.

SONATINE
Murakawa (‘Beat’ Takeshi), an established and ruthless gangster, is sent to intervene in a gang war on the island of Okinawa. When the situation takes a turn for the worse, Murakawa and his men are forced to retreat into hiding, but it’s not long before their enemies track them down. A final and breathtaking showdown becomes inevitable.

In Japanese with English subtitles

Available to buy at
http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/japanese-films-on-dvd

Recent Takeshi Kitano films issued on Blu Ray

A SCENE AT THE SEA (U) 1992 JAPAN KITANO, TAKESHI BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
Shigeru, a hearing-impaired sanitation worker, finds a broken surf board in a pile of rubbish . He decides to mend the board and hit the beach. Shigeru anxiously attempts to catch a wave, unaware of the local’s heckles and laughter.

DOLLS (12) 2002 JAPAN KITANO, TAKESHI BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
Three touching short stories inspired by tradition Bunraku stories about undying love.

The stories include a young couple roaming the countryside, bound by a red cord, an elderly yakuza returns to the park where he used to meet the girlfriend he abandoned and a reclusive pop star who is visited by a devoted fan.
HANA-BI (18) 1997 JAPAN TAKESHI KITANO BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
Award winning downbeat thriller about guilt, death and loyalty.

Retired monosyllabic detective Nishi robs a bank to take his crippled wife on a final holiday, while pursued by loan sharks and the police.

KIDS RETURN (15) 1996 JAPAN KITANO, TAKESHI BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
Two trouble-making, teenage bullies drop-out of school to try and become successful in the real world. One becomes a small-time boxer and the other joins the Yakuza gang.

KIKUJIRO (12) 1998 JAPAN KITANO, TAKESHI DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
A retired Yakuza is forced to help a young boy to find his mother. As their journey develops, and as they reach their final destination, the pair begin to appreciate that the most important thing about their quest has been the time they spent together.

In Japanese with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at
http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/japanese-films-on-dvd

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