If you are having issues logging in please click here and then try again.
Lost your password?
Note only works for customers, vendors please contact us.
Close Panel
  • Your Picks
  • DVD & Blu-ray
  • CD
  • Vinyl
  • Collectibles
  • Best Sellers
  • Street date:
 

Product Details

  • An MVD Exclusive
  • SKU: AV358
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • UPC: 760137520085
  • Street Date: 04/06/21
  • PreBook Date: 03/02/21
  • Label: Arrow Video »
  • Genre: Cult
  • Run Time: 225 mins
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Audio: STEREO
  • Year of Production: 1975
  • Region Code: A
  • Box Lot: 0
  • Territory: US
  • Language: Japanese

 

Cast & Crew

  • Actors:
  •       Tetsuya Watari
  •       Goro Kishitani
  •       Yumi Takigawa
  •       Narimi Arimori
  • Director: Kinji Fukasaku
  • Director: Takashi Miike

 

Product Assets

 

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

Graveyards Of Honor (Standard Edition)

Two distinctive adaptations of a classic gangster story from the undisputed masters of Japanese cinema: Miike & Fukasaku

Graveyards Of Honor (Standard Edition)
  • List Price: $49.95  
  • Your Price: $49.95
  • In Stock: 390
  • You must login to place orders.


    Not purchasing for a business? See our consumer site.


Two peerless masters of Japanese cinema - Kinji Fukasaku (Battles without Honor and Humanity, Battle Royale) and Takashi Miike (Dead or Alive, Audition) - present their own distinctive adaptations of yakuza expert Goro Fujita's gangster novel Graveyard of Honor, each tapping into the zeitgeist of a distinct period of Japanese history. Set during the turbulent post-war years, Fukasaku's original 1975 film charts the rise and fall of real-life gangster Rikio Ishikawa (Tetsuya Watari, Outlaw Gangster VIP). Shot through with the same stark realism and quasi-documentarian approach as Fukasaku's earlier Battles Without Honor and Humanity, Fukasaku nonetheless breaks new ground through his portrayal of a gangster utterly without honor or ethics, surviving by any means necessary in a world of brutal criminality. Meanwhile, Miike's 2002 retelling transplants the story to Tokyo at the turn of the millennium. Less a direct remake of Fukasaku's film than a radical reimagining of the same overarching premise, Miike's film captures both the hedonism and nihilism of the modern Japanese crime scene in deliriously stylish fashion, resulting in a fascinating companion piece to the original that nonetheless stands as its own entity. Arrow Video is proud to present these two intertwined but unique crime thrillers from two celebrated filmmakers at the peak of their creative powers.

Media

Watch trailer 1 »

Watch trailer 2 »

Bonus Materials

  • SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS
  • Two-disc set featuring two different versions of Graveyard of Honor, the 1975 film by Kinji Fukasaku and the 2002 film by Takashi Miike
  • Special edition packaging featuring newly commissioned artwork by Ian MacEwan
  • Reversible sleeves featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Ian MacEwan
  • DISC ONE – GRAVEYARD OF HONOR (1975)
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
  • Original lossless Japanese PCM 1.0 mono soundtrack
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Audio commentary by author and critic Mark Schilling
  • Like a Balloon: The Life of a Yakuza, a visual essay by critic and Projection Booth podcast host Mike White
  • A Portrait of Rage, an archival appreciation of Fukasaku and his films, featuring interviews with filmmakers, scholars, and friends of the director
  • On the Set with Fukasaku, an archival interview with assistant director Kenichi Oguri
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Imagery gallery
  • DISC TWO – GRAVEYARD OF HONOR (2002)
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
  • Original lossless Japanese PCM 2.0 stereo soundtrack
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Audio commentary by Miike biographer Tom Mes
  • Men of Violence: The Male Driving Forces in Takashi Miike’s Cinema, a visual essay by author and critic Kat Ellinger
  • Archival “interview special” featuring Miike and cast members Goro Kishitani and Narimi Arimori
  • Archival “making-of” featurette
  • Archival “making-of” teaser
  • Archival press release interviews featuring Miike, Kishitani and Arimori
  • Archival “premiere special” featuring Miike, Kishitani and Arimori
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Imagery gallery

Press Quotes

Both versions of Graveyard of Honor must be seen. Both films show each director at their best

     —Joe Corey, Inside Pulse

Having both films in a single pack is excellent. It allows viewers to watch two virtuoso filmmakers tell the same story back to back. The collection is also chock full of special features.

     —Ryan C. Bradley, Wicked Horror

  

This page was created in 0.13122820854187 seconds