Ichi-1 [Special Edition] (Sub.DVD)
Title: Ichi-1 [Special Edition]
Running time: 83
Distributor: Unearthed Films
Release date: 2007-10-30
Suggested retail price: $14.99
Age rating: NR
The prequel to Takashi Miike's "Ichi the Killer." Discover what turned Ichi into the depraved serial killer that haunted audiences worldwide in Miike's violent opus.
Ichi is in high school where he exhibits an unhealthy attraction to witnessing the violent behavior of Mr. Dai, the school bully. Things change when an exchange student by the name of Onizame shows up and begins to take over the school by breaking bones in a vicious display of force. Ichi is reluctantly drawn into the fray and is forced to release his ferocious inner demons.
Starring Nao Omori as Ichi (star of Takashi Miike's "Ichi the Killer") and Teah as Mr. Dai (Takashi Miike's "City of Lost Souls"), Director Masato Tanno.
DVD Features: Widescreen Presentation, Takashi Miike & Masato Tanno One on One Interview, and Previews.
Spoken Languages: Japanese, English Subtitles.
(added on 2012-08-27, modified on 2015-12-19)
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