FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
“If gory and unapologetic films are your thing, Ichi the Killer
is for you.”
~ Yazz Martinex, D MAGAZINE
“Miike shoots Ichi like a comic — bold, harsh camera angles and shots with distorted depth-of-field — the approach rendered all the more energetic thanks to the heap of extravagant violence”
~ Tanner Tafelski, THE VILLAGE VOICE
ICHI THE KILLER
The Definitive Remastered Edition of the Cult Horror Classic
Kills It on Blu-ray™ March 20
Bonus Materials Include Commentary & a Still Gallery
PLANO, TEXAS. (January 19, 2018) – Takashi Miike’s ICHI THE KILLER has endured as one of the most influential pieces of genre filmmaking of the last two decades, and now it returns in a stunning all-new digitally restored special edition debuting on Blu-ray™ March 20 from Well Go USA Entertainment. Based on Hideo Yamamoto’s manga series of the same name, the controversial and graphic tale of feuding yakuza gangs is seen primarily through the actions of a scarred and psychologically damaged man, who is manipulated into killing rival faction members. Digitally remastered in 4k and approved by director Takashi Miike (13 Assassins), ICHI THE KILLER stars Tadanobu Asano, Nao Omori, Shinya Tsukamoto, Alien Sun and SABU. Bonus content includes Audio Commentary with Director Takashi Miike & Manga Artist/Writer Hideo Yamamoto and a still gallery.
ICHI THE KILLER will also be on big screens in select cities across the country. Visithttp://wellgousa.com/theatrical/ichi-the-killer for the nearest theater and ticket information.
Takashi Miike’s ICHI THE KILLER has endured as one of the most influential pieces of genre filmmaking of the last two decades, and now it returns in a stunning all-new digitally restored special edition approved by Miike himself. This visceral, bloody, and often hilarious film follows Kakihara (Tadanobu Asano), a notoriously sadistic yakuza enforcer whose search for his boss’ killer brings him into the orbit of a demented costumed assassin known as Ichi (Nao Ohmori).
Country of Origin: Japan
ICHI THE KILLER has a runtime of approximately 130 minutes and is not rated.
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|Catalog #: WGU01965B
|UPC Code: 812491019658
|Pre-Order Date: 2/13/18
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