Tributes - Retrospectives - Cinema on cinema
| 99 minutes | 1967
An infernal duel between two hit men bent on annihilating each other. Delirious destruction and an ecstatically twisted storyline for an inimi- table high art/low art mashup.This time, the bent humour of Suzuki’s off-the-wall cinema was too much: the studio brass forced him to work in black and white. No matter, since he just pushed the yakuza film into a whole new realm. Audacious and hysterical, Branded to Kill is the filmmaker at his most extreme. A masterwork of Japanese cinema backed by the sublime Joe Shishido.
The legendary pairing of Tomas Milian and Gian Maria Volonte, a thought-provoking comment on revolution, plus Morricone at his absolute best. In a word:...
ITALY , Spain | 99 minutes | 1967
Wajda looks back on the Katyn massacre perpetrated by the Russian army in 1940 — an event that saw the murder of his father, an infantry captain. Through...
POLAND | 99 minutes | 2007
When they meet Ramona Alvarez and her male nurse, five cowboys get all hot and bothered.A vitriolic satire of Hollywood westerns very loosely based on...
UNITED STATES | 99 minutes | 1968
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