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Author: Jeremy ThomasMasayuki MoriTakeshi BītoOmar EppsClaude MakiAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2001], ©2000.
Series: Sony Picture classics.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After his crime boss is murdered in a Tokyo gang war, a yakuza gangster is exiled to Los Angeles. He has a big bag of money and a really bad attitude and hooks up with his half-brother who is the leader of a small-time drug ring. Together, with a local street hustler, the brothers declare war on the other local drug traffickers. This ignites into the bloodiest, dirtiest, nastiest power struggle L.A. has ever seen.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Thomas; Masayuki Mori; Takeshi Bīto; Omar Epps; Claude Maki; Masaya Kato; Royale Watkins; Lombardo Boyar; Tetsuya Watari; Katsumi Yanagijima; Yoshinori Ota; Joe Hisaishi; Yohji Yamamoto; Norihiro Isoda; Sony Pictures Classics (Firm); Recorded Picture Company.; Ofisu Kitano.; FilmFour (Firm); B.A.C. Films.; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 076786607X 9780767866071
OCLC Number: 48671587
Language Note: English and Japanese dialogue, English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2000.
Credits: Cinematographer, Katsumi Yanagijima ; editors, Yoshinori Ota, Takeshi Kitano ; music, Joe Hisaishi ; costume designer, Yohji Yamamoto ; production designer, Norihiro Isoda.
Cast: Beat Takeshi, Omar Epps, Claude Maki, Masaya Kato, Royale Watkins, Lombardo Boyar, Tetsuya Watari.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videocassette (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, Dolby surround, Dolby digital.
Series Title: Sony Picture classics.
Responsibility: Sony Pictures Classics, Recorded Picture Company and Office Kitano present a Jeremy Thomas and Masayuki Mori production in association with FilmFour and BAC Films, a Takeshi Kitano film ; producers, Jeremy Thomas, Masayuki Mori ; written & directed by Takeshi Kitano.

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After his crime boss is murdered in a Tokyo gang war, a yakuza gangster is exiled to Los Angeles. He has a big bag of money and a really bad attitude and hooks up with his half-brother who is the leader of a small-time drug ring. Together, with a local street hustler, the brothers declare war on the other local drug traffickers. This ignites into the bloodiest, dirtiest, nastiest power struggle L.A. has ever seen.

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