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Hana-bi / Bandai Visual, TV Tokyo, Tokyo FM and Office Kitano present ; produced by Masayuki Mori, Yasushi Tsuge, Takio Yoshida ; written, directed and edited by Takeshi Kitano.

Bīto Takeshi, (film director,, screenwriter,, editor of moving image work,, actor.). Tsuge, Yasushi, (film producer.). Yoshida, Takio, (film producer.). Kishimoto, Kayoko, (actor.). Ōsugi, Ren, (actor.). Sharp, Jasper, 1971- (writer of added commentary.). Ofisu Kitano, (presenter,, production company.). Bandai Bijuaru Kabushiki Kaisha, (presenter.). Terebi Tōkyō, Kabushiki Kaisha, (presenter.). Efuemu Tōkyō, Kabushiki Kaisha, (presenter.). Film Movement (Firm), (publisher.). Takeshi Kitano, Kayoko Kishimoto, Ren Osugi, Susuma Terajima, Tetsu Watanabe. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (14 unnumbered poages : illustrations ; 15 cm)
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Film Movement LLC, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title screen ; statement of responsibility from English subtitles.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997.
"Takeshi Kitano - Volume 7"--English subtitles.
Wide screen.
Bonus features: commentary soundtrack with David Fear; making-of; essay by Jasper Sharp in booklet.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Joe Hisaishi ; cinematographer, Hideo Yamamoto ; editors, Takeshi Kitano, Yoshinori Ota.
Participant or Performer Note:
Takeshi Kitano, Kayoko Kishimoto, Ren Osugi, Susuma Terajima, Tetsu Watanabe.
Summary, etc.:
Former police officer Nishi feels responsible for the shattered lives of his loved ones. His partner Horbie has been crippled in a disastrous stakeout, a colleague is shot dead by the same villain, and his own wife has a terminal illness. In debt to a yakuza loanshark, Nishi conceives a bank robbery to provide for his partner, help the dead cop's widow, and take one last holiday throughout Japan with his wife and share a final taste of happiness.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; wide screen (1.85:1) ; LPCM stereo.
Language Note:
Japanese dialogue; optional English subtitles ; credits in Japanese.
Subject: Police > Japan > Conduct of life > Drama.
Police misconduct > Japan > Drama.
Robbery > Japan > Planning > Drama.
Families of the terminally ill > Japan > Drama.
Families of the terminally ill.
Police > Conduct of life.
Police misconduct.
Genre: Caper films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Police films.
Caper films.
Police films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video, Japanese.
DVD-Video discs.
Foreign films > Japan.