Dead or Alive 2: Birds (Dead or Alive 2: Tobosha)

Starring: Shô Aikawa & Riki Takeuchi Director: Takashi Miike
Dead or Alive 2: Birds (Dead or Alive 2: Tobosha)
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Unrated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 37 minutes
  • Video: Color
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  • Originally Released: 2000
  • Label: Kino Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
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    • Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
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Product Description:

In the second installment of the DEAD OR ALIVE trilogy, Takashi Miike references the namesake film, but presents a very different film. While still loaded with indiscriminate violence and black comedy, DEAD OR ALIVE 2 becomes a bit more sentimental. Sho Aikawa and Riki Takeuchi return to play the main characters, but this time with a moral purpose. When Mizuki (Sho Aikawa), a Yakuza gangster, witnesses a target shot by a rival assassin, he tracks down the killer to check out the competition. What he finds, however, is that his rival, Shuichi (Riki Takeuchi), is also a long-lost childhood friend. They escape from the rival gangsters who want to kill them by returning to their childhood home, where they visit the orphanage where they lived, and find a renewed sense of what is right and wrong in their lives.

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Action | Assassins | Black Comedy | Character Study | Drug Dealers | Drugs | Friends | Friendships | Hit Men | Japan | Non-U.S. Theatrical Release | Urban Crime | Urban Life | Violence

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  • Sales Rank: 114,662
  • UPC: 738329032425
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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