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Shinjuku Triad Society 18 rating

Amid a war between Taiwanese Triads and Japanese Yakuza, a mixed-race cop hunts a psychotic criminal who traffics in children's organs.

Gangster 1995 102 mins

Director: Takashi Miike

Overview

Set in the bustling Kabuki-cho nightlife neighborhood of Tokyo, where a war wages between Taiwanese Triads and Japanese Yakuza, Shinjuku Triad Society follows a mixed-race cop (Kippei Shiina, Outrage) struggling with private issues while hunting a psychotic criminal (Tomorowo Taguchi, Tetsuo the Iron Man) who traffics in children's organs.

Takashi Miike's first theatrically released feature following several years spent working almost exclusively in the direct-to-video world of "V-cinema" in Japan, Shinjuku Triad Society was the film in which Miike announced himself as a world-class filmmaking talent.