ArtsMagicDVD set to release Takashi Miike's Sabu to US
Takashi Miike (Full Metal Yakuza, The Black Society Trilogy), the most sought after Japanese action director today delivers a haunting tale set in the Tokugawa Era.
Framed for a crime he did not commit, Eiji is subjected to the harsh realities of the Ishikawa Island prison camp. Sabu, Eiji’s longtime friend, must discover who is responsible for causing Eiji’s incarceration, before prison life consumes him completely.
Adapted from the classic Japanese rites of passage novel by Shugoro Yamamoto, Miike uses the work to his own purpose with his usual flair. The trailer is on line now.