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Films/Izo

Past Screenings
Saturday, May 28, MIDNIGHT
Egyptian Theatre
IZOX28A
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Wednesday, June 01, 4:45 PM
Neptune Theatre
IZOX01A
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Izo
Japan, 2004, 128 Minute Running Time
Genres: Cult, Experimental
Program: Midnight Adrenaline
Language: Japanese English Sub-Titles

Legendary 19th century samurai Izo Okuda is crucified because of his uncontrollable homicidal nature. Using this real-life incident as a jumping off point, provocateur Miike spins a tale of violent, bloody revenge as Izo is perpetually reincarnated to wreak havoc on the high and mighty throughout history.

DIRECTOR: Takashi Miike
Producer: Taizo Fukumaki, Fujio Matsushima
Editor: Yasushi Shimamura
Screenwriter: Shigenori Takechi
Cinematographer: Nobuyuki Fukazawa
Music: Koji Endo
Principal Cast: Kazuya Nakayama, Ryosuke Miki, Ken’ichi Endo, Susumu Terajima, Beat Takeshi
Filmography: Three...Extremes (2004); Gozu (2003); The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001); Ichi the Killer (2001); Audition (1999)

Sponsors:
Jones Soda, Scarecrow Video, Speakeasy

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