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Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Hiroshima Death Match

Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Hiroshima Death Match

(With DVD, Subtitled)
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Price: £15.41

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The celebrated Battles Without Honor and Humanity series continues with it's second episode, Hiroshima Death Match, setting aside part one protagonist Shozo Hirono (Bunta Sugawara) to follow a side story showcasing genre icons Sonny Chiba (The Street Fighter) and Meiko Kaji (Female Prisoner 701: Scorpion). Hiroshima, 1950. Demobilized kamikaze pilot Shoji Yamanaka (Kinya Kitaoji) is released from prison and finds himself hungry and broke. Following a bust up with a local gang, he earns the psychotic wrath of local underboss Otomo (Chiba), but Yamanaka s suicidal impulses are soon put to good use as a hitman for another gang, befriending series hero Shozo Hirono in the process. Despite a budding but forbidden romance with the boss s niece (Kaji), Yamanaka s instability and recklessness soon begin to make him a dangerous liability. Taking an even more fatalistic turn than the series original entry, Hiroshima Death Match tells the story of the ultimate loser, based on a true story uncovered by screenwriter Kazuo Kasahara while interviewing real-life Hiroshima yakuza for part one. A prosperous era may be dawning for the protagonists, but one with new characters and new grudges to draw them more deeply into it's world of blood and betrayal.

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Title: Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Hiroshima Death Match
Genre: Action / Adventure, Foreign-Japanese
Starring: Bunta Sugawara, Meiko Kaji
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
Studio: Arrow Video
Attributes: With DVD, Subtitled
Release Date: 09/08/2016
Media Format: Blu-ray
Rated: NR
UPC: 760137806196
Original Language: JAP
Subtitles: ENG
Run Time: 100 minutes
Year of Release: 1973

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