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2018

Punkzamurai kirarete soro

Punksamurai Slash Down

パンク侍、斬られて候

(c)Avex Broadcasting & Communications Inc.

(c)Avex Broadcasting & Communications Inc.

(c)Avex Broadcasting & Communications Inc.

(c)Avex Broadcasting & Communications Inc.

(c)Avex Broadcasting & Communications Inc.

(c)Avex Broadcasting & Communications Inc.

Release Date
June, 30th, 2018
Running Time
131 min
Genre
Action/Adventure , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (HDCAM)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Avex Broadcasting & Communications

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOEI

[ Production Studio ]

THE FOOL

[ Story ]

Live-action film adaption Akutagawa Prize-winning author Machida Kou's same-named period novel with direction by Crazy Thunder Road's Ishii Gakuryu. Screenplay by Kudo Kankuro of TOO YOUNG TO DIE!.
It's a random day on a random thoroughfare, and masterless samurai Kake Junoshin (Ayano Go) shows up and slashes a pilgrim beggar. Kake declares, "These people are going bring to misfortune to the land", but then a bunch of hooligans keep getting in his way. This marks the start of a battle of bluffing with a dozen ruffians.

[ Official Site ]

http://www.punksamurai.jp

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2018 Tokyo International Film Festival, Japan Now
2018 Shanghai International Film Festival, Gala Screening
2018 Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, Midnight X-Treme - Sessiones Especiales

[ Contact (International) ]

avex pictures, Inc.
Film and Overseas Business

Avex Building, 3-1-30 Minami-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8577
Attn: AIDA Kana
fax: +81 3 6447 5333
http://avex-pictures.co.jp

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