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Boiling Point (3-4 x Jugatsu)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, Comedy, Action/Adventure
Release Date:January 1, 1990
Running time:96 minutes
Cast:Takahito Iguchi, Jennifer Baer, Naotaka Hanai, Tsuneo Serizawa, Shinobu Tsuruta
Director:Takeshi Kitano
Distributor:Swift Distribution

Description: Japanese filmmaker Takeshi Kitano directs, writes, and acts in this gangster comedy about the Yakuza, the notorious criminal organization of Japan. Masahiko Ono portrays the hapless Masaki, a local baseball player and gas-station attendant who runs afoul of some local gangsters. Masaki goes to Okinawa to buy a gun so he can stand up for himself. In Okinawa, he meets Uehara (Kitano), a tough, hardened gangster who is in serious debt to the mob. Along with some friends, they go to Tokyo to confront the Yakuza. As in many of his acting roles, Kitano is credited in the cast as Beat Takeshi.~ Jonathan E. Laxamana, All Movie Guide

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