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JAPAN | 121 minutes | 2007

Transplant the spaghetti western to Japan, and you get a gleeful, ultra-violent spectacle with a breakneck pace.
Sukiyaki Western Django — really? Never one to shy away from a whimsical idea, in 2007 the irrepressible Takashi Miike concocted an imaginary prequel to the legendary movies of Sergio Corbucci, and even included a juicy little cameo for none other than Quentin Tarantino. This tale of rival clans fighting over a treasure when a solitary killer shows up is a brutal homage spiced with a brilliant touch of parody.

Programs

Sunday October 15, 2017

11:30
Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal

Takashi Miike

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distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Takashi Miike
  • Interpreter Hideaki Itô, Kôichi Satô, Quentin Tarantino

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  • Les Films Criterion Canada

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