Ono Masahiko is an unlucky gas station attendant who belongs to a losing junior baseball team. When the local yakuza threaten and capture his coach, he and a friend get more than they bargained for when they travel to Okinawa seeking revenge. This is the second feature film from renowned action auteur Takeshi “Beat” Kitano.
Beautifully restored in HD, this classic film is now released for the first time in North America on Blu Ray.
– New Collector’s Edition art by Benjamin Marra, the influential comic creator, commissioned exlusively for retrospective screenings and the Blu Ray/DVD re-release.
– Bonus Features, include: 20-minute featurette, Okinawa Days: Takeshi’s Second Debut; Original Boiling Point trailer.
– Package, includes: Collector’s Booklet, featuring film essay by Tom Vick, the Asian film Curator for the Freer and Sackler Galleries (The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art); cast and crew credits; chapter breaks; stills.