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    Unique ID Code: 0000068149
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    Added on: 10/1/2005 14:10
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    9 Souls (US)

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    A Film By Toshiaki Toyoda, Director Of Blue Spring
    Certificate: none
    Running Time: 120 mins
    Retail Price: $24.95
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    When a bomber, a patricide, a mad biker, and a pornographer, together with various other forms of social detritus, break free from jail, it is not surprising that mayhem follows in their wake.

    What is surprising is the degree of sympathy that brilliant young director Toshiaki Toyoda (Blue Spring) elicits with elegant ease from the spectator, as the gang of misfits roams the land in a despair that is the crueler for being comic. This is humanity on the run to nowhere.

    Although originally inspired by The Great Escape, the film has more of a feel of Les Miserables mixed with a hallucinogenic, then cut with speed.

    A truly original addition to the jailbreak genre!

    Special Features:
    Exclusive Interviews With Director, Toshiaki Toyoda
    Full-Length Commentary With Tom Mes, Acclaimed Writer On Japanese Cinema
    Original Movie Trailer
    Extensive Bio/Filmographies
    Promotional Material

    Directed By:
    Toshiaki Toyoda

    Written By:

    Misaki Ito
    Itsuji Itao
    Jun Inoue
    Yoshio Harada
    Kôji Chihara

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