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Sonatine

Cast

Takeshi Kitano, Aya Kokumai, Tetsu Watanabe, Masanobu Katsumura View All


Crew

Takeshi Kitano (Screenplay), Takeshi Kitano (Director) View All

Release: Apr. 10th, 1993
Runtime: 1 hour, 34 minutes
Murakawa, an aging Tokyo yakuza tiring of gangster life, is sent by his boss to Okinawa along with a few of his henchmen to help end a gang war, supposedly as mediators between two warring clans. He finds that the dispute between the clans is insignificant and whilst wondering why he was sent to Okinawa at all, his group is attacked in an ambush. The survivors flee and make a decision to lay low at the beach while they await further instructions.
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JayDee
In that film you had little kids acting like grown-up gangsters, while here we have real gangsters acting like little children.
meatwadsprite
The events vary from very violent gangster shootouts to Murakawa and his fellow yakuzas doing fun stuff to pass the time (which is just as fun and funny to watch).


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