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    Unique ID Code: 0000221073
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 3/2/2023 15:06
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    Violent Streets

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    a.k.a. Bôryoku gai
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 96 mins
    Retail Price: £20.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    One of the finest directors of Japanese chambara (sword fighting) films, Hideo Gosha (Sword of the Beast, Three Outlaw Samurai) also directed a number of films in the yakuza genre. The most outstanding of these was Violent Streets; a baroque crime thriller about a retired yakuza who gets pulled into a violent gang war by his former associates.

    A former yakuza member, Egawa (Noboru Andô) is now a brooding world-weary nightclub owner. Some of his former associates are released from prison and want to regain a foothold in the criminal underworld by igniting a gang war between the local yakuza, and an out-of-town clan led by veteran actor Tetsurō Tanba (Harakiri).

    A bold and colourful entry in the yakuza genre, Hideo Gosha’s Violent Streets makes its worldwide debut on Blu-ray from a new restoration completed by Toei Company, Ltd.

    Special Features:
    Limited Edition slipcase featuring new artwork by Tony Stella [2000 copies]
    1080p presentation on Blu-ray from a 2K restoration of the original film elements
    Optional English subtitles
    An introduction to Violent Streets and the works of director Hideo Gosha by film critic Tony Rayns
    Jasper Sharp on Violent Streets
    A collector’s booklet featuring a new essay by Japanese cinema expert Tom Mes

    Video Tracks:
    2.40:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    PCM 2.0 Mono Japanese

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Hideo Gosha

    Written By:

    Noboru Andô
    Akira Kobayashi
    Isao Natsuyagi
    Bunta Sugawara
    Tetsurô Tanba
    Asao Koike
    Madame Joy

    Music From:
    Masaru Satô

    Director of Photography:
    Yoshikazu Yamazawa

    Fumio Sôda

    Costume Designer:
    Sadako Miyashita

    Production Designer:
    Toru Yoshida

    Eureka Entertainment

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