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A.k.a.
Branded to Kill
Year
1967
Runtime
91 min.
Director
Seijun Suzuki
Genres
Action, Crime, Drama
Rating *
7.4
Votes *
6,100
Checks
2,369
Favs
221
Dislikes
24
Favs/checks
9.3% (1:11)
Favs/dislikes
9:1
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  1. neocowboy's avatar

    neocowboy

    This film is far too unique to be simply written off as crap.

    Suzuki's style, especially in editing is so erratic it appears clumsy at first. His blatant disregard for basic cinematic rules in many of his films will certainly be off putting for a lot of viewers but he's not the first Japanese director to be so cavalier. This is the 3rd film of his I've seen and his eccentric sensibilities work for this oddball storyline.

    Hey, it's good enough for Jarmusch to pay homage to.
    11 years 8 months ago
  2. TomServo's avatar

    TomServo

    This movie really had me craving some hot, boiled rice. 7 years 3 months ago
  3. akuma587's avatar

    akuma587

    Wow, I was really impressed by this. One of the better Japanese movies I have seen. 13 years 1 month ago
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  1. This movie ranks #33 in Kinema Junpo's Top 200 Japanese Films
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  2. This movie ranks #38 in The Criterion Collection
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  3. This movie ranks #48 in 101 Gangster Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  4. This movie ranks #59 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2500
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  5. This movie ranks #63 in 366 Weird Movies
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  6. This movie ranks #168 in Tom Vick's Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
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  7. This movie ranks #491 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  8. This movie ranks #557 in TSPDT's 1,000 Noir Films
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