Katashima Ikki at IFFR
Thirty years after Seijun Suzuki's masterpiece Branded to Kill, the 78-year-old director now presents the excellent sequel Pistol Opera, a Yakuza film about hitmen and male rivalry.
It doesn't often happen in our era of YouSendIt and digital platforms, but occasionally films do get missed. For instance this black-and-white miracle that almost escaped our attention. Boy and girl take up arms against the rest of the world on bicycles. And they’re dangerous too.