Studio: Tartan Films
Director: Sai Yoichi
MPAA Rating: N/A
Screenwriters: Sai Yoichi, Wui Sin Chong
Starring: Takeshi Kitano, Jô Odagiri, Hirofumi Arai, Tomoko Tabata, Kyoka Suzuki, Mihoko Suino, Shigemori Matsu, Yuko Nakamura
Copyright Holder: N/A
Official website: LighthousePictures.com
Shunpei is a violent man, working at the fish factory in Osaka. When he is off, he drinks and is continuously consumed by hate. When the factory closes, he becomes a loan shark. That is the simple characteristic of the main character, to be played by Kitano Takeshi. Based upon one of the biggest bestsellers in Korea - the Yamamoto-Syugoro prize winning novel "Chi no Hone" by Yang Sogiru (Sogil Yan) - the film tells the story the story about Yang Sogiru's father, Shunpei, who was amongst the first generation Koreans to live in Japan.