Battle Royale DVD

Battle Royale DVD Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play At the dawn of the new millennium Japan is in a state of near-collapse Unemployment is at an all-time high and violence amongst the nation&39;s youth is spiralling out of control With school children boycotting their lessons and physically abusing their teachers a beleagured and near-defeated government decides to introduce a radical new measure the Battle Royale Act Overseen by a former teacher (Takeshi Kitano) and requiring that a randomly chosen school class be taken to a deserted island and forced to fight each other to the death the Act dictates that only one pupil be allowed to survive the punishment He or she will return not as the victor but as the ultimate proof of the lengths to which the government are prepared to go to curb the tide of juvenile disobediance Likened to Stanley Kubrick&39;s &39;A Clockwork Orange&39; by many critics this explosive film shocked a nation with its violent portrayal of a society in ruins Actors Tatsuya Fujiwara Aki Maeda Taro Yamamoto Masanobu Ando Kou Shibasaki Chiaki Kuriyama & Takeshi KitanoDirector Kinji FukasakuCertificate 18 years and overYear 2000Screen Widescreen 1851 AnamorphicLanguages Japanese - Dolby Digital (20) StereoSubtitles EnglishDuration 1 hour and 53 minutes (approx)
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