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    Unique ID Code: 0000216619
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 24/1/2022 18:07
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    Crazy Thunder Road

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    New master approved by the director
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 97 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Hailed both as Japan's Mad Max, Sogo Ishii's high-octane, loud-and-proud breakthrough hit was one of that country's great success stories, a graduation project from a film school punk rocker bought by Toei Studios and released nationwide. The plot involves Ken, a gang leader dreaming of a quiet life with his girlfriend Noriko, and Jin, Ken's maverick successor, who isn't about to let yakuza kingpins or right-wing nutjobs tell him what to do or whom to kill. Jin's violent individualism in a world where even outlaws follow the bosses' orders references the doomed anti-establishment heroes of Kinji Fukasaku, but Crazy Thunder Road points toward a new style of genre filmmaking-fast-paced, quick-witted and brilliantly stylized.

    Special Features:
    New interview with Gakuryu (Sogo) Ishii
    Audio commentary by Tom Mes
    Video Essay: Jasper Sharp on Jishu Eiga

    Video Tracks:
    1.78:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    DTS-HD MA 2.0 Japanese

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    Directed By:
    Gakuryû Ishii

    Written By:

    Tatsuo Yamada
    Masamitsu Ohike
    Kôji Nanjô
    Nenji Kobayashi
    Genki Yoshimura

    Music From:
    Shigeru Izumiya

    Director of Photography:
    Norimichi Kasamatsu

    Yoshihiko Matsui

    Hiroshi Kobayashi

    Third Window Films

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