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I loved the black humour in this film.
Not much dialogue needed.
Brilliant Deus Ex - soundtrack, lovely black humour, Japanese Yul Brynner and a seriously downbeat atmosphere make this one hell of a film. Shows you how beautiful and unique a gangster movie can be.
Excellent work by Kitano.
Tenno Heika \o/ \o/ \o/
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This movie ranks #27 in A.V. Club's The New Cult Canon
This movie ranks #83 in 101 Gangster Movies You Must See Before You Die
This movie ranks #101 in Kinema Junpo's Top 200 Japanese Films
This movie ranks #206 in Tom Vick's Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
This movie ranks #259 in Cahiers du Cinéma's Annual Top 10 Lists
This movie ranks #277 in Jennifer Eiss's 500 Essential Cult Movies
This movie ranks #328 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2000
This movie ranks #832 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die