After gaining popularity as a stand-up comic and TV actor, "Beat" Takeshi Kitano shocked audiences and critics by making his directorial debut with this brutal crime drama. Kitano plays a lone wolf policeman who puts his badge on the line to exact a savage vengeance on the drug gang that raped his sister and left his partner hospitalized. Maiko Kawakami, Makoto Ashikawa, Shirô Sano also star. 103 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: Japanese; Subtitles: English; theatrical trailers; featurette. In Japanese with English subtitles.