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J-Movie: スキヤキ・ウエスタン ジャンゴ (Sukiyaki Western: Django)

Sukiyaki Western: Django (スキヤキ・ウエスタン ジャンゴ)

Genji vs. Heike vs. The Bodyguard — Fierce battle for treasure now begins!

Sukiyaki Western: Django (スキヤキ・ウエスタン ジャンゴ) is an upcoming film by Takashi Miike; it is currently in post production. The movie is being filmed in Japan, but the actor's dialogue is in English. The film is a remake of Sergio Corbucci's Django. Quentin Tarantino has a part in the movie.

Release date
    * September 15, 2007

    * Sony Official Site
    * Wikipedia
    * IMDB Profile
    * Photos (Cin Empire)

Plot outline
Set during The Genpei Wars at the end of the 1100s, the Minamoto and Taira gangs face off in a town named Yuta, while a deadly gunman (Ito Hideaki) comes to the aid of the townsfolk.

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    * Hideaki Ito as The Gunman
    * Koichi Sato as Taira no Kiyomori (Henry)
    * Yusuke Iseya as Minamoto no Yoshitsune
    * Kaori Momoi as Ruriko
    * Teruyuki Kagawa as Hoanka
    * Takaaki Ishibashi as Benkei
    * Masanobu Ando as Yoichi
    * Yoshino Kimura as Shizuka
    * Yutaka Matsushige as Toshio
    * Renji Ishibashi as Mura
    * Masato Sakai as Taira no Shigemori
    * Yoji Tanaka as Taira no Munemori
    * Shun Oguri as Akira
    * Toshiyuki Nishida as Piripero
    * Quentin Tarantino as Piringo
    * Ruka Uchida
    * Sansei Shiomi
    * Hideaki Sato
    * Christian Storms

Production Credits
    * Director: Takashi Miike
    * Producer: Masato Osaki
    * Cinematography: Toyomichi Kurita
    * Art Direction: Nao Sasaki
    * Costume Design: Michiko Kitamura
    * Dialogue coach: Nadia Venesse
    * Distributed by: Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan)

On June 8, 2007, Shogakukan's Big Comic Superior began serializing the manga. The manga adaption, drawn by mangaka Kotobuki Shiriagari and is scheduled to run for 10 chapters. Shiriagari's character drawings are based on the movie's cast.

Film selected for competition at the 64th Venice International Film Festival


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Seems like something The Son would like, do you know if it is available on DVD?

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