Hazard (2005) directed by Sion Ono | Jo Odagiri stars
Japanese title: HAZARD
· Jai West
· Hiroyuki Ikeuchi
student Shin (Joe Odagiri) feels suffocated by his dull life in Japan.
He wants to go somewhere alive,"where the action is."
And so Shin is attracted to the high crime rates in New York City. He
is drawn by the hazard of such a place. Shin uproots and takes
off for the Big Apple where his life changes forever.
Sion Sono is a cult hero. He is uncompromising in his art. He's made
an impressive number of top quality motion pictures and TV productions,
60+ since 2000. Sion Sono is probably best known for SUICIDE
CIRCLE (notorious for the multiple suicide deaths of high school
girls on the subway tracks) and recent extraordinary projects like VIRGIN
PSYCHICS, TAGand WHY
DON'T YOU PLAY IN HELL?This remarkable movie was made just
after his STRANGE
Japanese film, shot in English [some Japanese language with English subtitles].
103 min, widescreen,
DVD encoded for ALL REGION NTSC WORLD FORMAT; extras include selected
Graphic Violence, Sexual Brutality, Drugs, Adult Situations
for Mature Audiences