From The Quentin Tarantino Archives
Sonatine is a 1993 yakuza-crime film written and directed by Takeshi "Beat" Kitano.
- Released in 1993
- Directed by Takeshi "Beat" Kitano
- Produced by Masayuki Mori, Hisao Nabeshima, Ritta Saito
- Written by Takeshi Kitano
- Starring Beat Takeshi, Aya Kokumai, Tetsu Watanabe
- Music by Joe Hisaishi
- Cinematography by Katsumi Yanagishima
- Edited by Takeshi Kitano
- Internet Movie DB
- You can only buy this DVD in a double-pack together with ZATOICHI in a bargain release, the Sonatine-only DVD is discontinued
- FEATURES: Japanese with English subtitles. Dolby Digital 2.0
- Verdict: A typical, tough Kitano gangster movie.
- Zatoichi/Sonatine Miramax / Rolling Thunder Pictures DVD: From Amazon.com | From YesAsia.com
- Non-RTP releases: From Amazon.co.uk | From Amazon.fr