First Look International | Release Date: August 29, 2008
Summary: Famed Japanese auteur Takashi Miike, best known for cult classics "Audition", "Ichi the Killer", and "The City of Lost Souls", redefines the spaghetti Western with Sukiyaki Western Django, a tale written in blood. Two clans, Genji, the white clan led by Yoshitsune, and Heike, the red clan led by Kiyomori, battle for a legendary treasure hidden in a desolate mountain town. One day, a lone gunman, burdened with deep emotional scars but blessed with incredible shooting skills, drifts into town. Two clans try to woo the lone gunman to their sides, but he has ulterior motives. Dirty tricks, betrayal, desire and love collide as the situation erupts into a final, explosive showdown. (First Look Studios)
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Runtime: 121 min
Rating: Rated R for strong violence, including a rape.
Production: Sedic
Genres: Action, Western
Country: Japan
Language: English
Home Release Date: Nov 11, 2008
Director Credit
Takashi Miike Director
Writer Credit
Masa Nakamura Written By
Takashi Miike Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Hideaki Ito Gunman
Kôichi Satô Taira No Kiyomori
Quentin Tarantino Piringo
Cast Credit
Hideaki Sato Cast
Kaori Momoi Ruriko
Masanobu Ando Yoichi
Masato Sakai Taira No Shigemori
Renji Ishibashi Village Mayor
Shun Oguri Akira
Taigi Kobayashi Cast
Takaaki Ishibashi Benkei
Teruyuki Kagawa Sheriff
Toshiyuki Nishida Cast
Yoshino Kimura Shizuka
Yûsuke Iseya Minamoto No Yoshitsune
Producer Credit
Masato Ôsaki Producer
Nobuyuki Tohya Producer
Toshiaki Nakazawa Executive Producer