Product As described. Miike abandons all expectations as to how a Japanese film should be and ventures way beyond the impression of what a Yakuza film should be. He plans on taking out all the main rival Yakuza in his way, but his true goal is to avenge the death of his brother at the hands of their Yakuza boss father. What are the differences between the British BBFC-18 version and the uncut version? Amidst a Chinese and Japanese mafia war, a lawyer for the Chinese mob finds a rift forming between him and his corrupt police office brother. An executed samurai takes an existential journey throughout time, space and eternity in search of bloody vengeance. Directed by Takashi Miike. 5.0 out of 5 stars Great film. Helpful. Viewer discretion is advised. Reviewed in the United States on January 12, 2017, Reviewed in the United States on April 16, 2015, Miike Fires A Dart and It Hits The Target, Reviewed in the United States on December 19, 2006. Riki Fudoh (Shosuke Tanihara) is a successful highschool student of Kyushu who leads a double life in organised crime. Hailed by the critics the world over and winner of the International Fantasy Film Special Jury Award at the 1998 Portugal Fantasporto Film Festival! Multiple Formats, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Toru Minegishi, Shosuke Tanihara, Tamaki Kenmochi, Miho Nomoto. It was merged into Shinobism Gaming in March 2020. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. However, lately I have been feeling bad about that. Miike went on to direct such memorable films as Ichi The Killer, Audition, The Great Yokai Wars and many others. With Shôsuke Tanihara, Miho Nomoto, Tamaki Kenmochi, Marie Jinno. Set on the island of Kyushu, it tells the story of successful high school student Riki Fudoh, who leads a double life in organized crime. Helpful. This film has everything. He commands a gang of underage assassins, which include children and teenagers armed with advanced weapons, and aspires to control the entire island's criminal underworld in order to get revenge against his own father, Iwao (Toru Minegishi). Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? High-schooler Riki Fudoh is a very accomplished gangster at a remarkably young age and has a loyal group of under-aged assassins working under him. A yakuza of Chinese descent and a Japanese cop each wage their own war against the Japanese mafia. The surviving son vows to avenge his brother's death, and organizes his own gang of teenage killers to destroy his father's organization. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Two contract killers cross paths in the middle of the same job and realize they are childhood friends. The school becomes a battleground for the family. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. 1 Manga & TV Series 2 Character Rating 3 Trivia 4 Gallery In the past, he once attacked the Hokuto dojo, where he terrified a young Raoh. With his gang of underage assassins (forerunners of the kiddie killers in Dead or Alive 2 (2000), including five-year-olds with hand guns and a teenage stripper shooting deadly darts from her vagina) he not only controls the goings-on at his school, but aspires to take over criminal affairs on the entire island. Please try again. Fudoh is deliriously violent and packed with the kind of outrageous, transgressive details (hermaphrodite sex, anyone?) ! Films which I have seen of his and reviewed include Audition (Hitchcock on steroids) and Bird People In China (a remarkable character study). I posted a positive review of Ichi The Killer, but it disappeared into cyberspace--but plenty of people have already reviewed that remarkable film. Now, Riki devises a plan to recruit fellow classmates and assemble his own crime organization to destroy the older generation of yakuza bosses and take control for the New Generation! (as Shosuke Tanihara), Akihiro Gondo But they are destined to meet. A group of Chinese youths living in Japan struggle to make their way in life and eventually find trouble with the local crime syndicate. The largest discussion on everything "XRGB" can be found here on the shumps.com forum. This wildly visceral, eccentric, ultra-violent, silly, tacky is unbelievably fun to watch and made such an impact when I saw it for the first time many years ago. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. An inexperienced gangster is killed alongside his strong, respected boss and awakens to find a mad scientist has given him a new body made partly of his boss and partly of indestructible bionics. DVD Review: Interviews and crap. Being a Takashi Miike film (he of Audition and Full Metal Yakuza fame), it is shot with trademark style, with some incredible editing enhancing the action, which is all as violent as one would expect from one of his films. A yakuza enforcer is ordered to secretly drive his beloved colleague to be assassinated. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Its characters and invention will keep you laughing to the end, provided you have the stomach for it. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. With his gang of underage assassins (forerunners of the kiddie killers in Dead or Alive 2 (2000), including five-year-olds with hand guns and a teenage stripper shooting deadly darts from her vagina) he not only controls the goings-on at his school, but aspires to take over criminal affairs on the entire island. If you thought when Sonny Corleone was "hit" it was over the top, after you see this movie, you will realize that the GodFather barely scraped the bottom. Fudoh: The New Generation (Deluxe Edition). that have become Miike's trademark. 4 of 6 people found this review helpful. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Comment Report abuse. Looking for something to watch? A fearless Yakuza captain's loyalty is tested as two ambitious underbosses attempt a takeover of both his clan and a rival Yakuza gang. View production, box office, & company info. Genre: Riki's father meanwhile ... Fantasia 2016 to Honor Guillermo del Toro, First Wave of Films Include Lights Out and Under The Shadow, 2015 Tiff: Soi Cheang, Takashi Miike, Sean Byrne & Jeremy Saulnier Bloody-up the Midnight Madness Programme. Buckets of blood flow (literally) when Riki and the kids start an assassination campaign against the top figures of the local yakuza, with his father as the ultimate goal. Pleasing also is the wicked streak of dark humour that runs through this film, something that is often missing from his other films, and which makes this all the more enjoyable. When the Killer Snake suddenly appears in Wise Owl forest, the villagers of Matataki Village were terrified of the beast. A salaryman and yakuza are each sent by their bosses to a remote Chinese village but discover more then they expected. It is, however, another testament to the talent of Takashi Miike that Fudoh is thematically provocative and thoroughly inspired at the same time.