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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Gozu

Fortnight 2003, Feature film, 2h09mn

Synopsis

Minami, a young Yakuza, respects his elder, Ozaki, who is his Aniki (« brother »), and once saved his life. However, their boss asks Minami to kill Ozaki who seems to be losing his mind. Minami, confused about his loyalties, takes Ozaki to the Yakuza disposal dump in Nagoya, but tragedy strikes on the way there. Minami is thrown into a world of experiences he has never known before…

Director

Takashi Miike

One of Japan’s most successful filmmakers, Takashi Miike has directed almost one hundred films. He has been thrilling audiences worldwide with movies such as Audition (1999), Ichi the Killer (2001) and 13 Assassins (2010). Now, Miike returns to the hard-driven style of his early filmmaking career with Yakuza Apocalypse.

Hideki Sone
Kimika Yoshino
Sho Aikawa

Screenplay
Sakichi Sato

Image
Kazunari Tanaka

Sound
Hitoshi Tsurumaki

Editing
Yasushi Shimamura

Music
Koji Endo

Set decoration
Akira Ishige

Production, Ventes à l’étranger et Presse internationale : Harumi Sone Kana Koido The Klockworx co. Ltd MF Bldg. 4F, 1-6-10 Ebisu Minami Shibuya 150-0022 Tokyo Japon Tél : +813 5720 7791 Fax : +813 5720 7792 kana@klockworx.com www.klockworx.com Coproductions : Rakuei-sha (Japon)