A poignant reflection on love, violence, grief and loss, in which Sonatine director Takeshi Kitano focuses on a tough ex-cop (played by the director under his acting alias of Beat Takeshi) tying up the loose ends of his life and taking his terminally ill wife on a farewell journey.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Takeshi Kitano

Cast: Kayoko Kishimolo (Myuki), Ren Osugi (Horibe), Susumu Terajima (Nakamura), Tetsu Watanabe, Beat Takeshi (Nishi)

Nominations and Awards

  • Screen International Award (for a non-European film) 1997