This earlier, blood-soaked opus from "Battle Royale" helmer Kinji Fukasaku finds two warring Yakuza clans attempting to claim Kurashima City as their own by influencing police and politicians to take their respective sides in battle. The clans' corrupt maneuvers bring inevitable chaos and carnage to the city, captured with Fukasaku's customary high style. Bunta Sugawara, Hiroki Matsukata, and Tatsuo Umemiya star. 100 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: Japanese; Subtitles: English; photo gallery; theatrical trailers. In Japanese with English subtitles.