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Seijun Suzuki’s Youth of the Beast Special Edition Criterion Collection – Yakuza Crime Thriller

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When a mysterious stranger muscles into two rival yakuza gangs, Tokyo’s underworld explodes with violence. Youth of the Beast (Yaju no Seishun) was a breakthrough for director Seijun Suzuki, introducing the flamboyant colors, hallucinatory images, and striking compositions that would become his trademark. The Criterion Collection proudly presents the film that revitalized the yakuza genre and helped define the inimitable style of a legendary cinematic renegade.

Special Features

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer
  • Video interviews with director Seijun Suzuki and actor Joe Shishido, made by Nikkatsu in 2001
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • New and improved English subtitle translation
  • A new essay by film critic Howard Hampton
  • New cover art by Lucien S. Y. Yang

Specifications

  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1 (16:9 widescreen)
  • Runtime: 92
  • Audio: Monaural
  • Language: Japanese
  • Subtitles: English
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DVDSKU: 171117-68443-1
UPC: 037429203323
Part No: Y0U060
ISBN-10: 0-78002-966-6
Weight: 0.10 lbs
Condition: New