Gokudô kuroshakai (Criminal Underworld: Rainy Dog)
Gokudô kuroshakai (Criminal Underworld: Rainy Dog) (1997)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 28, 1997
DVD Release Date: August 31, 2004
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David Nusair
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...probably Miike's most accomplished and coherent effort - though it's still suffering from a whole host of problems.

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JY Skacto
<i>Rainy Dog</i> is the second film in Takashi Miike's <i>Black Society</i> trilogy and it is also a more milder Yakuza film from… More
El Hombre Invisible
This, being the second film in Miike's THE BLACK SOCIETY TRILOGY, plays very close to Takeshi Kitano's take on the yakuza lifestyle. Sho Aikawa is the… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
Tomorowo Taguchi almost steals the whole thing from Aikawa. The script is very limited, but Miike manages to squeeze the most out of the less.