DVD

Gozu

Model: SVE0599

SKU: 207391 Product ID: 496162

Format - DVD

Available - 14/02/08

Running Time - 129 mins

Year of Production - 2003

Rating - R18+

 

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Description

    One of the strangest pieces of Japanese cinema ever made, Gozu is a surreal and visceral film of cartoonish perversity from Takashi Miike (Audition, Ichi the Killer). Minami is a low-level yakuza ordered to assassinate his eccentric boss, who also happens to be his closest friend. When his target disappears before he can do the job, Minami begins a search that leads him through an increasingly bizarre town, and seemingly his own mind. He is pursued by a lactating woman, a transvestite coffee shop owner, an American who reads Japanese dialogue off giant cue cards, and the minotaur-headed Gozu. Detached from genre and thoroughly unpredictable, Gozu is a stand-out in Miike's filmography. Nightmarish and hilarious at the same time, the film weaves themes of love, loyalty and re-birth with a demented post-logic only Miike could imagine.

Details

    Actors - Yoshino, Kimika/Ishibashi, Renji/Sone, Hideki/Hino, Shohei/Tomita, Keiko/Sone, Harumi

    Film Genre - World Cinema

    Label - Gryphon

    Audio - Japanese (Dolby Digital 2.0)

    Subtitles - English

    Running Time - 129

    Aspect Ratio - 1.85:1

    Region Coding - 4

    TV Standard - NTSC

    Rating - R18+

    Screen Format - 1.85:1

    Year of Release - 2003

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