**Beautifully restored in HD, this classic film is now released for the first time in North America on Blu Ray.**
**Winner of 19 awards, including the prestigious Golden Lion for Best Film at the Venice Int’l Film Festival.**
Former police officer Nishi feels responsible for the shattered lives of his loved ones. His partner Horibe has been crippled in a disastrous stakeout, a colleague is shot dead by the same villain, and his own wife has a terminal illness. In debt to a yakuza loanshark, Nishi conceives a bank robbery to provide for his partner, help the dead cop’s widow, and take one last holiday throughout Japan with his wife and share a final taste of happiness. A highly original crime drama written, directed and starring Takeshi Kitano.
Bonus Features, include: Commentary by film writer for Rolling Stone magazine, David Fear; Making-of featurette.
Package, includes: Collector’s Booklet, featuring essay by film writer, Jasper Sharp; cast and crew credits; chapter breaks; stills.