Title
Battle royale
Director
Kinji Fukasaku 1930-2003
Author of screenplay
Fukasaku Kenta
Based on the work of
Takami Koshun
Language
Japanese
Publisher
[Hilversum]: A-Film, [jaar van uitgave niet vastgesteld] | Other editions
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2000
Playing time
113 min.
Note
Japans gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands Wordt vervolgd door: Battle Royale II : requiem
EAN
8716777920275
Other languages:

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About Kinji Fukasaku

Kinji Fukasaku (深作 欣二, Fukasaku Kinji, 3 July 1930 – 12 January 2003) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter who rose to prominence with a series of yakuza films. He directed the Japanese portion of the Hollywood war film Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), yakuza films including Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1973), samurai period pieces such as Shogun's Samurai (1978), the space opera Message from Space (1978), the fantasy film Samurai Reincarnation (1981), and his final film Battle Royale (2000). He used a cinema verite-inspired shaky camera technique in many of his films from the early 1970s.

In 1997, he received the Purple Medal of Honor from the Japanese government for his work in film. Fukasaku's films inspired American film director Que…Read more on Wikipedia