Takeshi Kitano caps his yakuza comeback trilogy in fine style with a typically convoluted tale of shifting loyalties and underhand power plays within Osaka’s Hanabishi-kai crime syndicate. Honing in once again on the bureaucratic minutiae that entangles the scheming rivals atop the now all-powerful organisation, Kitano permeates these intricate dealings with his signature deadpan humour and punctuated outbursts of extreme violence.
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