Tuesday, October 19, 2004

Yakuza Dreams

For those of you who have ever seen the brilliant Branded to Kill or Tokyo Drifter, you know what a remarkable and anarchistic director Seijun Suzuki is. Three more of his films have recently been released on these shores, and although they aren't as over-the-top and stylistically shocking as the above mentioned films (Branded to Kill got Suzuki fired for life from Nikkatsu studios), they are splendidly hallucinatory and entertaining.

Check out my review at the Images web site:


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