KINJI FUKASAKU

BATTLE ROYALE

42 students, three days, one survivor, no rules.
2000 · 122 mins · Action & Adventure
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 -...

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

Regular price $14.00

"My favorite movie of the last 20 years... I wish I had made this movie." Quentin Tarantino, Filmmaker

Info

Format
DVD
Catalogue
EYE378
Languages
Japanese
Subtitles
English
Discs
1
Encoding
PAL
Aspect Ratio
1.77:1

Directed by

Kinji Fukasaku

Featuring

Aki Maeda, Takeshi Kitano, Tatsuya Fujiwara

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