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Takashi Miike – Chûgoku no chôjin aka The Bird People of China (1998)

Synopsis
A salaryman and yakuza are each sent by their bosses to a remote Chinese village but discover more then they expected. Read More »

Takashi Miike – Chûgoku no chôjin aka The Bird People of China (1998)

Those who know Japanese cult director Takashi Miike only through his shock and gore films – Ichi the Killer and Audition are both absolute classics of the genre – will be in for a surprise with The Bird People of China. Bird People stands as absolute proof that, although Miike will likely always be best known for his more extreme films, the man has a surprising degree of depth to him and is more than capable of turning out world class serious film. Read More »