- Release Date
- October, 19th, 2002
- Running Time
- 122 min
- Screening Format
[ Directed by ]
[ Produced by ]
[ Cast ]
[ Staff ]
- MARUYAMA Shoichi ── Screenplay
- HIKITA Kunio ── Original Story
- SENGEN Seizo ── Cinematography
- K DUB SHINE ── Music
[ Production Company ]
THE MADNESS IN BLOOM PRODUCTION COMMITTEE
[ Story ]
The first feature by director Sonoda Kenji, who honed his craft as a director of music videos and music shows. Raw urban locations and the latest hip-hop music anchor this tale of pure anger and the vividly experienced lives of youths on the street.
Yamaguchi (Kubozuka Yosuke), Ichikawa (RIKIYA) and Kosugi (Sudo Genki) dress in white military-style uniforms to clean the streets of Shibuya from bad elements. After right-wing gang boss Aota (Harada Yoshio) takes an interest in the three, the boys gradually become influenced by him, but start to go their different ways. Yamaguchi has a fateful meeting with high school student Keiko (Takahashi Mariko) in the midst of a streetfight. Then war breaks out between Aota's gang, the Seishu Domei, and rival gang Konishi-Gumi, after the three attack a nightclub that was supposedly selling drugs. The three are drawn into the mess, and Yamaguchi loses Ichikawa and Kosugi. Then Yamaguchi gets shot when he's with Keiko...
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