May 5, 2007

The Trailer Compendium: Vol. 4

Gonin, Takashi Ishii's violent, urban neo-noir is one of the forgotten masterpieces of the Asian crime genre. You won't find a tougher, more beautifully stylized gangster film anywhere else. And what other film features 'Beat' Takeshi as a gay, one-eyed contract killer? Watch this film!

Gonin (1995):

1 comment:

cinebeats said...

Gonin is one of my favorite Japanese films. I was lucky to catch it when it had it's big theatrical release in San Francisco back in 1995. Half the audience walked aout before it was over, but I thought it was an amazing movie.