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Sanctuary (live-action movie)

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Alternative title:
サンクチュアリ (Japanese)
Genres: drama
Themes: politics, yakuza
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Akira Hojo and Chiaki Asami live different lives in Tokyo, Japan: Hojo is the leader of a small but rising Yakuza clan, while Asami is a politician aiming to become the youngest member of the Japanese parliament. But while they both live different ways, Hojo and Asami share the same past; both of them were survivors of the Killing Fields of Cambodia. With the aggression and survival instincts they learned in the Cambodian jungles, Hojo and Asami strive in both the Yakuza and political world to reform Japan into their own sanctuary.
Vintage: 1995
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Yukio Fuji
Script: Kanji Yasumoto
Executive producer: Hiroaki Fujii
Producer: Kenji Saitō
Hiroshi Abe as Chiaki Asami
Toshiya Nakasawa as Akira Hojo

Azusa Nakamura as Kyoko Ishihara
Naomasa Musaka as Detective Ozaki
Toshihiko Sakakibara as Reiji Tashiro

Masanori Sera as Umino

Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
Translation: Takayuki Karahashi
Executive producer: Seiji Horibuchi
Producer: Toshifumi Yoshida

Executive Script Editor: Trish Ledoux
English companies
Licensed by: Viz Media
Subtitles: Captions, Inc.

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