EPISODE 18|6 STREAM AND DOWNLOAD LINK – CLIPS – TRAILERS – DOCS – MUSIC

In This Episode of Four Brains, Bradley J Kornish and his guests Scott Thorough and Marcus Pinn (of Zebras in America) get together to have a discussion about Takeshi Kitano’s 1989 directorial debut ‘Violent Cop’. Along the way we also discuss some music; Steve Reich, Erik Satie, Cocteau Twins, Suicide and more… it was a fun talk and we squeezed in a wee bit about the movie as well ūüôā

The Guests

Zebras in America Podcast https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/zebras-in-america/id1220264878?mt=2

Marcus Pinn’s Website www.PINNLANDEMPIRE.com

Scott Thoroughs Website www.ScottThorough.com

 

The Podcast

PLAYER

 

The MOVIE

 

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(IMDB)

Violent Cop (1989)

Director:

Takeshi Kitano

Writer:

Hisashi Nozawa (original writer)

(Wiki)
Directed by Takeshi Kitano
Written by Hisashi Nozawa
Takeshi Kitano (uncredited)
Starring Beat Takeshi
Music by Daisaku Kume
Cinematography Yasushi Sasakibara
Edited by Nobutake Kamiya
Distributed by Shochiku
Release date
  • August¬†12,¬†1989
Running time
103 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

The Cast

 Takeshi Kitano РAzume

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Maiko Kawakami РAkari

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She appeared in Big Bird in Japan as the mysterious young woman who befriends Big Bird – she has also done a ton of nude stuff

Makoto Ashikawa – Kikuchi

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Lots of very small parts in some good films including cold fish

 

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he had lots of budget roles and tv gigs – he went a bit Val Kilmer¬†and got puffy – probably not a career worthy of a single ‘madonna’ like name

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He Has had a solid carreer in Japanese films working with Shinya Tsukamoto (most notably ‘Vital’) and Takashi Miike (13 Assasins) – working constantly – prob the most employed of the bunch – he is also a time tested utilizer of the thoughtful hand on chin portrait pose


MUST READ ARTICLES

Fabulous article from Marcus Pinn on Takeshi Kitano from one of the best cinema sites on the web http://www.pinnlandempire.com/ :

 

The Trailers / The Clips / The Doc’s

 

Poster

 

 

 

 

The Extras

film comment from a site dedicated to Beat http://www.kitanotakeshi.com/reviews/kitano/violentcop.html

 

The Music

 

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