A 2010 Japanese yakuza film directed by and starring Takeshi Kitano. One myself and Alf have been keeping an eye on for a dvd release, sadly we may have been better bird watching. Now we're just waiting on a price drop.
Alf the Helper: No need mr.elderly i've just found it on a torrent site
Elderly: You've just done.... WHAT!!!?
Alf the Helper: I've just found it on this here torrent site, all I've got to do is....
Elderly: Have you seen how the chopstick clip?
Alf the Helper: oh yes, that was pretty gruesome....
Elderly: And what do you think mr.Kitano would do if he found out you were downloading his film for free...
Alf the Helper: ...... am perhaps I'll... gulp! delete my browsing history.. !?
Alf the Helper: :( sigh!...wait for the dvd to drop in price....
In a ruthless battle for power, several yakuza clans vie for the favor of their head family in the Japanese underworld. Long-time yakuza "Otomo" has seen his kind go from elaborate body tattoos and severed fingertips to becoming important players on the stock market. Theirs is a never-ending struggle to end up on top, or at least survive, in a corrupt world where there are no heroes, but constant betrayal and vengeance.
A beautifully staged marvel that confidently reasserts Kitano's considerable cinematic gifts.
Compelling to watch until it becomes exhausting
Kitano's sense of pacing is so precise, that the film becomes a vortex, pulling audiences in deeper and deeper.
A meat-and-potatoes look at an age when battles of honor and humanity are AWOL in yakuza society
Like one of its yakuza bigs, Outrage commands respect but no affection.
Even when a guy is getting stabbed in the ear with a chopstick, Outrage is so controlled you're liable to go mad watching it.
The filmmaking is cool, watchful, and ultimately too distanced.
Outrage isn't outrageous enough, and it hurts.
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