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Sonatine (1993)

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Starring (View all)
Takeshi Kitano Takeshi Kitano
Aniki Murakawa
Aya Kokumai Aya Kokumai
Miyuki
Ren Osugi Ren Osugi
Katagiri
Ren Ohsugi Ren Ohsugi
Katagiri
Ken Ken'ichi Yajima
Takahashi


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Takeshi Kitano Takeshi Kitano
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A very good movie

11 years, 2 months ago at Mar 10 13:23
Back in the 90's, I used to be a huge fan of Takeshi Kitano and I ended up watching 9 of his movies. I have to admit that, nowadays, I don't follow much his work anymore but it doesn't seem I'm missing much. Anyway, it must be, with โ€˜Hana-Biโ€™, the most famous movie directed by Takeshi Kitano. At the time, he was still an upcoming director and it is with this movie that he finally reached inter... read more
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Several yakuza from Tokyo are sent to Okinawa to help end a gang war. The war escalates and the Tokyo drifters decide to lay low at the beach.
Release date: 5 June 1993
UPC: 786936233100
Tags: Japan (9), Thriller (9), Drama (8), 1990s (7), Crime (7), Japanese (6), Action (4), 1993 (4), Asian (4), Foreign Language (3), Yakuza (3), 1990's (2), 90's (2), Gangster (2), Asia (2), Okinawa (2), Retro Asian (2), East Asia (2), HQ (1), Rolling Thunder Pictures (1)
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