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.
Over the years, Konstantina Kotzamani has developed her own signature style, blurring the lines between surrealism and dream-states, leaving us in limbo to...
99 minutes | 0
A flagship film in the legacy of the unforgettable Polish filmmaker, The Promised Land traces the dawn of industrial capitalism in Eastern Europe and its...
POLAND | 99 minutes | 1975
The quintessential yakuza film, gutsy, out of control and unsurpassed. An uncompromising artistic rebellion.At the time, Suzuki was on the outs with his...
JAPAN | 99 minutes | 1966
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