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Yakuza Papers: Battles Without Honor & Humanity, The

Fukasaku, Kinji. Japan. 1973 - 1974.

Title:
Yakuza Papers: Battles Without Honor & Humanity, The
Director:
Fukasaku, Kinji
Country:
Japan
Year:
1973 - 1974
Description:
6 videodiscs of 6.   DVD - Region 1.   viewing copy.
Compilation.   500 minutes.   color and b/w.   sound - Dolby digital monaural.   widescreen
Language:
Japanese with optional English subtitles
Genre:
Crime, Action Adventure
Notes:
Six discs include the five YAKUZA PAPERS films and a bonus supplemental disc, plus a pull-out viewer’s guide and 16-page booklet of critical commentary. Films include: BATTLES WITHOUT HONOR & HUMANITY (1973, 99 min.); DEADLY FIGHT IN HIROSHIMA (1973, 100 min.); PROXY WAR (1973, 102 min.); POLICE TACTICS (1974, 101 min.); FINAL EPISODE (1974, 98 min.). Supplemental disc includes: William Friedkin on the influence of Fukasaku on 1970s Hollywood action; JITSUROKU: REINVENTING A GENRE (20 min.); BORYOKU: FUKASAKU AND THE ART OF VIOLENCE; KANTOKU: REMEMBERING THE DIRECTOR; David Kaplan, Chief Investigative Reporter for US News and World Report, on the yakuza; subtitle writer Linda Hoaglund on translating Fukasaku.
Status:
In