Izo (2004)

Izo, an assassin attempting to kill the Shogun, is captured and crucified in 1865 Japan. His fury propels him through space and time to modern day Tokyo, where he begins exacting bloody revenge on the heirs of the Shogun. This in turn… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 2004
DVD Release Date: October 11, 2005
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Josh Ralske
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...all but the most blindly loyal Miike fans will find sitting through this distended and monotonous film an ordeal.

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Tsubaki Sanjuro
A nihilistic/budhist approach to film conventions and genres. Izo is a destructive force that seeks peace by doing the only thing he was good at. Miike… More
JY Skacto
Takashi Miike. What the hell? This guy makes some pretty good movies, but he also makes some freaky weird s***. Not only is <i>Izo</i> FREAKY… More
Luke Baldock
One of the weirdest films every produced and also one of the hardest to watch. There was a lot of greatness in this film. I really liked the school scene where… More
Dean McKenna
Worst and bullshit Japanese tale that made me fell asleep in the cinema.
El Hombre Invisible
Miike himself has described the movie as a mantra, a way of exploring the same basic idea through various facets of meaning. Most movies are merely concerned… More
James Bond, Jr.
Definitely one of the more difficult movie-watching experiences I've had in the last few years! Miike's Izo does not follow a typical movie archtype.… More

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