Battle Royale: The Complete Collection
With impeccable direction by three-time ‘Director of the year’ Kinji Fukasaku, and featuring high-quality acting performances from every angle, Battle Royale: The Complete Collection is as cunning as it is ruthless, offering a unique and brutal depiction of what people are capable of when imminent death is everywhere you look.
In 2000, director Kinji Fukasaku unleashed Battle Royale, his violently poetic epic about an innocent group of Junior High students forced by the government to hunt and kill their classmates for sport. It was nominated for 10 Japanese Academy Awards®, launched a global phenomenon, and banned from screens by frightened civic groups and distributors across America. Three years later, the equally disturbing sequel – featuring a new class, new rules, and a brutal terrorist plot by the first film’s young survivors – triggered its own tragic firestorm around the world. Now for the first time ever, you can see it all: Experience the entire Battle Royale saga on 3 discs that forever blasts open one of the most potent, shocking and savagely influential sagas in motion picture history.
Battle Royale: The Complete Collection’s four disc set will include:
Battle Royale Director’s Cut with both Japanese and English language tracks and English subtitlesBattle Royale Theatrical Cut with both Japanese language tracks and English subtitlesBattle Royale II with Japanese language and English subtitlesBattle Royale Bonus Content with Japanese language and English subtitles
Battle Royale Synopsis:
In the near future, the economy has collapsed, unemployment has soared and juvenile crime has exploded. Fearful of their nation’s youth, the Japanese government passes The BR Law: Each year, a 9th grade class is sent to a remote island where they will be locked into exploding neck collars, given a random weapon, and forced to hunt and kill each other until there is only one survivor left. Chiaki Kuriyama (Kill Bill) and screen legend Takeshi Kitano (Boiling Point, Brother) star in the movie that has been argued, acclaimed and banned around the world. More than a decade later, it remains one of the most savage, shocking and emotionally powerful films of all time. Now experience the complete Director’s Cut of Kinji Fukasaku’s uncompromising masterpiece – nominated for 10 Japanese Academy Awards® – available uncensored and unrated for the first time ever in America.
The Making Of BATTLE ROYALEBATTLE ROYALE Press ConferenceInstructional Video: Birthday VersionAudition & Rehearsal FootageSpecial Effects Comparison FeaturetteTokyo International Film Festival 2000Battle Royale DocumentaryBasketball Scene RehearsalsBehind-The-Scenes FeaturetteFilming On-SetOriginal Theatrical TrailerSpecial Edition TV SpotTV Spot: Tarantino Version