Brother Poster

Release Date: July 20th, 2001

DVD Release Date: January 2nd, 2002

R|1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary
Abandoned by the brotherhood of his yakuza clan, tough guy Yamamoto (Beat Takeshi) is forced to leave Tokyo. He goes to Los Angeles in search of Ken (Claude Maki), his younger half-brother. Alone and with a new identity, Yamamoto finds himself frustrated by foreign surroundings, especially since he doesn't speak the language.

Cast: Takeshi Kitano, Claude Maki, Omar Epps, Masaya Katô, Ren Ôsugi, Susumu Terajima, Ryo Ishibashi, James Shigeta

Director: Takeshi Kitano

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Recorded Pictures Company

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: Brother, Los Angeles, Brooding, Gritty, Family, Transformation, Escape, Deception, Dark, 2000s

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