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Outlaw gangster VIP. The complete collection

Language and/or Subtitles: Japanese
Format: Blu-Ray Combo 2016
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Foreign Film JAPANESE BLU-RAY & DVD Outlaw
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Foreign Film
Call Number  JAPANESE BLU-RAY & DVD Outlaw
Based on the writings of a real-life ex-gangster, this six film series presents a gritty, realistic depiction of the Japanese underworld, focusing on a sympathetic yakuza protagonist who is haunted by his past and unable to escape a life of crime.
Outlaw. Gangster VIP / screenplay by Kaneo Ikegami and Reiji Kubota ; directed by Toshio Masuda (1968) (93 min.)
Outlaw. Gangster VIP 2 / screenplay by Kaneo Ikegami and Reiji Kubota ; directed by Keiichi Ozawa (1968) (97 min.)
Outlaw. Heartless / written by Gan Yamazaki and Mio Ezaki ; directed by Mio Ezaki (1968) (92 min.)
Outlaw. Goro the assassin / screenplay by Kaneo Ikegami, Keiichi Ozawa ; directed by Keiichi Ozawa (1968) (87 min.)
Outlaw. Black dagger / screenplay by Kanao Ikegami ; directed by Keiichi Ozawa (1968) (86 min.)
Outlaw. Kill! / screenplay by Kanao Ikegami ; directed by Keiichi Ozawa (1969) (86 min.).

Additional Information
Subjects Gangsters -- Drama.
Yakuza -- Drama.
Assassins -- Drama.
Japan -- Drama.
Gangster films.
Crime films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Publisher [Hertfordshire, England] :2016
Edition Blu-ray and DVD, Limited edition, Widescreen.
Other Titles Burai yori daikanbu (Motion picture)
Daikanbu burai (Motion picture)
Burai hijô (Motion picture)
Burai hitokiri goro (Motion picture)
Burai kurodosu (Motion picture)
Kiru! (Motion picture)
Burai yori daikanbu.
Daikanbu burai.
Burai hijô.
Burai hitokiri goro
Burai kurodosu.
Burai kiru!
Gangster VIP.
Gangster VIP 2.
Goro the assassin.
Black dagger.
Outlaw gangster V.I.P.
Contributors Watari, Tetsuya, 1941-2020 actor.
Matsubara, Chieko, 1945- actor.
Fujita, Gorō, 1931-1993 author.
Ikegami, Kaneo, 1923-2007, screenwriter.
Kubota, Reiji, screenwriter.
Masuda, Toshio, 1927- film director.
Ozawa, Keiichi, film director, screenwriter.
Yamazaki, Gan, screenwriter.
Ezaki, Mio, screenwriter, film director.
Nikkatsu Kabushiki Kaisha, production company.
Arrow Video (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Tetsuya Watari, Chieko Matsubara.
Audience Not rated.
Language Japanese
In Japanese; with optional English subtitles.
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as six motion pictures, 1968-1969.
Based on the writings of Goro Fujita.
Accompanying booklet (39 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm) comprises essays by Chris D. and Mark Schilling, an interview with director Toshio Masuda conducted by Mark Schilling, and biographical information by Mark Schilling and Kevin Gilvear.
Special features: An outlaw's odyssey (2016) (38 min.); Outlaw gangster VIP audio commentary by Jasper Sharp; trailers and image galleries for all six films.
System Details Blu-ray Disc; all regions; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; 1080p high definition; Dolby Digital uncompressed mono.
DVD; NTSC; all regions; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital uncompressed mono.
Blu-ray Disc requires a Blu-ray Disc player.
Description 3 Blu-ray Discs (541 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 3 DVDs (541 min. : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.)
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