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Direction Takeshi Kitano
Year 2012
Nation Japan
Duration 112'


As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. What started as an internal strife in Outrage has now become a nationwide war in the sequel Outrage Beyond.

Director biography

Takeshi Kitano (1947, Tokyo) Kitano launched his directorial career with 1989’s Violent Cop, in which he also starred as an actor. He continued to make one directorial film after another over the following years; 1990’s Boiling Point, 1991’s A Scene At The Sea, 1993’s Sonatine, 1995’s Getting Any? and 1996’s Kids Return. 1997’s Hanabi won Venice’s Golden Lion, as well as numerous other awards, firmly establishing Kitano as world-class director. He followed up with his first film in the Cannes competition, 1999’s Kikujiro, the internationally co-produced action film, Brother (2001); Dolls (2002) and his first costume epic, Zatoichi (2003), which won him Venice’s Silver Lion - Best Director award. His self-reflective trilogy followed: Takeshis’ (2005); Glory To The Filmmaker! (2007); Achilles and the Tortoise (2008). 2010’s Outrage became Kitano’s biggest Japanese box office success in years. Outrage Beyond is his first-ever sequel film.

Screenplay Takeshi Kitano
Cast Beat Takeshi, IHirofumi Arai, Katsunori Takahashi, Ryo Kase
Photography Katsumi Yanagijima
Set Designer Norihiro Isoda
Editor Takeshi Kitano, Yoshinori Ohta
Music Keiichi Suzuki
Producer Company Office Kitano, Bandai Visual Company, Omnibus Japan
Distribution Celluloid Dreams

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