• Bunraku (2011)


Release Date: September 30th, 2011

DVD Release Date: November 1st, 2011

R |2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary

In a future society where guns are illegal, a fist-fighter (Josh Hartnett) and a swordsman (Gackt) pummel and slash their way through a reclusive leader's army of thugs.

Cast: Josh Hartnett, Woody Harrelson, Gackt , Kevin McKidd, Jordi MollĂ , Ron Perlman, Demi Moore, Shun Sugata

Director: Guy Moshe

Genres: Fantasy, Action

Production Co: Ram Bergman, Snoot Entertainment

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Moshe, who wrote and directed, creates a boldly Expressionistic alternate reality to background this heavy-on-the-action story, but neglects narrative and character beyond the most basic strokes. show more

  • 38
    Wesley MorrisBoston Globe

    If Bunraku were serious about subverting or reinventing the genres it's cobbled together, Moore would play the gunslinger or the samurai or the crime boss. But no. All she gets are a couple of scenes that demonstrate that she still looks great soaking wet. show more

  • 12
    Nick SchagerSlant Magazine

    Writer-director Guy Moshe's crime saga is a work of second-generation derivation, weaving together scraps from homages to Westerns, film noir, samurai films, gangster pics, and class-warfare dramas. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com