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    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 31/5/2015 17:21
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    Tokyo Tribe

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    The world's first "battle-rap musical"
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 116 mins
    Retail Price: £14.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Synopsis:
    Just when you thought Sion Sono's (Why Don't You Play In Hell?) unique brand of subversive cinema couldn't get any more out there, he's back to explode expectations once again as he ventures even further into uncharted cinematic territory with an ingenious hybrid of Yakuza gang-action and hip-hop musical.

    In a futuristic, alternate-world Tokyo, the city is made up of ghetto slums and nightclub playgrounds where gangs of wayward youths rule the streets. The city is carved up into hoods, and the crossing of territorial lines quickly leads to riots and rumbles. On the turf ruled by the savage yakuza Big Buppa, the simmering tension is about to boil over into all-out war. Who will emerge victorious? Territory, friendship, pride, love... Everything is put on the line in a desperate struggle for supremacy!

    Based on a popular Manga series (Tokyo Tribe 2 by Santa Inoue) and told almost entirely in rap verse (by some of Japan's leading hip-hop talent), Tokyo Tribe has to be seen to be believed. The aggressive assault of the beats and rhymes wreaks havoc as a massive ensemble cast shocks, excites, and incites an unparalleled sonic war!

    Special Features:
    Feature-length behind-the-scenes documentary
    Deleted scenes
    Trailer
    Limited edition collector s booklet featuring new writing on the film by critic Aaron Hillis along with behind-the-scenes photography

    Video Tracks:
    2.40:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    DTS-HD MA 5.1 Surround Japanese
    PCM 2.0 Stereo Japanese

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English

    Directed By:
    Shion Sono

    Written By:


    Starring:
    Tomoko Karina
    Akihiro Kitamura
    Ryôhei Suzuki
    Shôta Sometani
    Kokone Sasaki
    Hitomi Katayama
    Yôsuke Kubozuka
    Haruna Yabuki
    Riki Takeuchi
    Yui Ichikawa
    Motoki Fukami
    Nana Seino

    Casting By:
    Toshie Tabata

    Music From:
    B.C.D.M.G.

    Director of Photography:
    Daisuke Sôma

    Editor:
    Jun'ichi Itô

    Costume Designer:
    Chieko Matsumoto

    Production Designer:
    Yuji Hayashida

    Producer:
    Yoshinori Chiba
    Nobuhiro Iizuka

    Executive Producer:
    Ayako Oguchi
    Kinya Oguchi
    Tadashi Tanaka
    Keizô Yuri

    Distributor:
    Eureka Entertainment

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