Gokudô kuroshakai (Criminal Underworld: Rainy Dog)
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Gokudô kuroshakai (Criminal Underworld: Rainy Dog)
Takashi Miike directs this brooding, hard-boiled gangster drama set in monsoon-soaked Taiwan. Yuji (played by Miike regular Sho Aikawa) ekes out an existence working as a Japanese hit man for a gang in Taipei. A laconic character with a lizard-like gaze, he seems to have little use for other people -- even for his unbalanced godfather who calls him his son. All he is interested in is the money. His life takes a sudden change when a former lover appears at his doorstep, drops off a boy (He Jianxian) she claims is his, and beats a hasty retreat. With the child in tow, Yuji carries out his… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"...probably Miike's most accomplished and coherent effort - though it's still suffering from a whole host of problems."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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