Chi to hone (Blood and Bones)
Chi to hone (Blood and Bones) (2004)

Yoichi Sai directs Takeshi "Beat" Kitano in this adaptation of the popular Yang Seok-il novel concerning a violent, ruthless family patriarch whose obsession for money destroys all that surrounds him. In 1923, Kim Shun-pei left… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 6, 2004
DVD Release Date: November 11, 2008
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Anton Bitel
Grolsch Film Works

from all these contradictions emerges a potted history of Japan told from an exile's perspective.

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El Hombre Invisible
Director Yoichi Sai and star Takeshi Kitano have produced something very heavy. Kitano gives another amazing performance, one that must have been quite an… More
Interesting to see depiction of Koreans in Japan as a way to establish a context and setting. Kitano's shocking brutality is shown in the first scene and… More
Christopher Brown
Takeshi Kitano puts the "beat" in Beat Takeshi. Forget Daniel Plainsview, here is a portrait of a man who hates humanity. It's odd to see such… More