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    Unique ID Code: 0000143551
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 22/7/2011 14:16
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    Black Belt

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    Real Fight, Real Karate, Real Japan.
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 92 mins
    Retail Price: £15.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Before World War II, three disciples, Taikan, Choei, and Giryu, were taught by karate master Eiken Shibara in a remote mountain dojo. When the Japanese military police attempt to seize the training hall, the three disciples resist and soundly defeat them, though Choei receives a crippling injury. Afterwards, on his deathbed, their master bids his pupils to focus their skills inward and decide who is worthy of being his successor and inheriting his black belt. Taikan and Giryu, as the only two viable candidates, follow different paths on their journey to discovering the meaning behind their master's last words.

    Special Features:
    Making of Black Belt
    Theatrical Trailer
    TV Spot

    Video Tracks:
    1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Japanese
    Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo Japanese

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Shunichi Nagasaki

    Written By:

    Akihito Yagi
    Tatsuya Naka
    Yuji Suzuki
    Arashi Fukasawa
    Yosuke Natsuki
    Shin'ya Ohwada
    Tarô Suwa

    Casting By:
    Yumiko Kûkan

    Music From:
    Naoki Sato

    Director of Photography:
    Masato Kaneko

    Hirohide Abe

    Production Designer:
    Tatsuo Ozeki

    Katsuhiro Ogawa

    Executive Producer:
    Kanjiro Sakura


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