Blood and Bones

a YÔICHI SAI picture

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Title

Blood and Bones

Director

Yôichi Sai

Producer

Tsuguhiko Sasaki

Nationality

Japanese

Year

2004

Duration

144'

Language

Japanese

Format

Dolby Digital

Ratio

1.85:1

Original Title

Chi to hone

Synopsis

Synopsis


A scenery chewing performance by Kitano in this unflinching portrait of the birth, rise and fall of a first generation Korean man in post-war Japan. Depicting the web of turmoil his wife, mistress, children, relatives and all those around him are drawn into as a result of his brutal and violent nature. Based on a true story.

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Press

"One of Kitano’s most commanding performances to date"

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Festivals
& Awards

Busan International Film Festival

International Film Festival Rotterdam

Deauville Asian Film Festival

Nippon Connection Film Festival (Frankfurt)

La Rochelle Film Festival

München Fantasy Filmfest

Helsinki International Film Festival

Tbilisi International Film Festival

Hong Kong Asian Film Festival

Stockholm International Film Festival

Cast & Crew

Takeshi "Beat" Kitano
Suzuki Kyoka
Arai Hirofumi
Tabata Tomoko
Joe Odagiri
Kyôka Suzuki
Yutaka Matsushige
Mari Hamada
Yûko Nakamura
Kazuki Kitamura
Shûji Kashiwabara
Susumu Terajima
Atsushi Itô
Miako Tadano
Mami Nakamura
Director Yôichi Sai
Screenplay Yôichi Sai, Wi-Shing Chong
Producer Nozomi Enoki
Executive Producer Masaaki Wakasugi
Cinematographer Takeshi Hamada
Art Direction Toshihiro Isomi
Production Design Emiko Tsuyuki
Music Tarô Iwashiro
Editor Yoshiyuki Okuhara
Casting Katsuko Hara

Releases

Japan - Shochiku Company

06.11.2004

France - ARP Sélection

10.03.2005

Brazil - California Filmes

03.08.2005

Russia

04.08.2005