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Battle Royale

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Restricted 18

Restricted to persons 18 years and over.

NOTE: Violence and horror

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"Japanese Hunger Games"
5 stars"
Purchased on Mighty Ape

This is pretty much the original version of Hunger Games. Great movie. Be ready to read subtitles

"AMAZING then it ends.."
5 stars"
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Battle Royale is amazing! Very highly recommended to everyone!

Description

42 students, three days, one survivor, no rules.

In the near future, Japan is in a state of collapse. With high unemployment and a generation of youth out of control, the government enacts the Battle Royale programme. Each year, a randomly chosen school class is pitted against itself on an abandoned island in a cruel game of survival. With a former teacher (Takeshi Kitano) overseeing the game, this is a fight to the death with only one winner. The rules are simple: – It lasts 3 days – Each player starts with food, water and a random weapon – If more than one player survives, everyone dies – There is no escape As the roll call begins, each kid grabs a backpack and stumbles away towards death or murder. As the game progresses, terror and panic challenge the students' fragile trust in each other. Some suspect everyone, blindly striking down those who cross their paths. Others form alliances dreaming of a peaceful solution with multiple survivors. Despite the game's brutality, the adolescent players maintain their school obsessions with crushes, petty grudges and their dreams. But as the game approaches its shocking final stages, even this semblance of normality disintegrates.

Special Features

  • Making of BATTLE ROYALE
  • BATTLE ROYALE documentary
  • Instructional Video: birthday version
  • Audition and rehearsal footage
  • Special Effects comparison
  • Tokyo International Film Festival 2000
  • Basketball Scene rehearsals
  • Behind the Scenes
  • Filming on set
  • Special Edition TV
  • Special Edition TV Spot: Tarantino version
  • Theatrical trailer
Release date NZ
March 26th, 2012
Length (Minutes)
122
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.78 : 1
Language
Japanese
Subtitles
English
Supported Audio
  • Dolby Digital Surround 5.1
Brand
Studio
Country of Production
  • Japan
Genres
  • Action
  • Adventure
Movie Format
  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
Edition
  • Standard Edition
Box Dimensions (mm)
135x190x14
UPC
9322225094604
Product ID
19700858

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