Wolves

The Wolves

Director: Hideo Gosha

Cast: Hideo Gosha, Hisashi Igawa, Tatsuya Nakadai, Tetsuro Tamba

     
 

Wolves is set in Japan in the 1920s. The disintegration of the ancient samurai traditions is paralleled with the rise of the Yakuza, Japan's equivalent of the Mafia. Three gangsters try to keep themselves from getting killed, not only by their higher-ups but by those who perceive them as a threat against the old ways. Evocatively photographed, Wolves…  See more details below

Overview

Wolves is set in Japan in the 1920s. The disintegration of the ancient samurai traditions is paralleled with the rise of the Yakuza, Japan's equivalent of the Mafia. Three gangsters try to keep themselves from getting killed, not only by their higher-ups but by those who perceive them as a threat against the old ways. Evocatively photographed, Wolves allows Western audiences a glimpse of an oft-ignored chapter in Japanese history.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/02/2008
UPC:
0737187012051
Original Release:
1972
Rating:
NR
Source:
Animeigo
Region Code:
1
Time:
2:11:00

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Theatrical trailers; Program notes; Image gallery; Interactive map

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Disc #1 -- The Wolves
1. Chapter 1 [1:38]
2. Chapter 2 [1:45]
3. Chapter 3 [18:22]
4. Chapter 4 [12:20]
5. Chapter 5 [7:47]
6. Chapter 6 [3:30]
7. Chapter 7 [5:03]
8. Chapter 8 [5:07]
9. Chapter 9 [4:22]
10. Chapter 10 [1:17]
11. Chapter 11 [7:06]
12. Chapter 12 [:31]
13. Chapter 13 [6:22]
14. Chapter 14 [4:11]
15. Chapter 15 [8:50]
16. Chapter 16 [7:33]
17. Chapter 17 [14:38]
18. Chapter 18 [19:04]

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