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TRILOGIE TAKESHI

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Violent Cop

Takeshi Kitano Japan, 1989

Police detective Azuma (Kitano) is loose cannon Dirty Harry-like cop who is constantly in hot water with his superiors.

Sonatine

Takeshi Kitano Japan, 1993

Several yakuza from Tokyo are sent to Okinawa to help end a gang war. The war escalates and the Tokyo drifters decide to lay low at the beach.

Zatoichi

Takeshi Kitano Japan, 2003

Feudal Japan in the 19th century is a time of cruel injustice, corrupt clan-leaders, and violent oppression. To a remote mountain town comes Zatoichi, an itinerant blind masseur with a taste for drink and gambling, who also happens to be a master swordsman, bringing him fame as a formidable foe…

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