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Pigs and Battleships


Long before he gained fame for winning the 1983 Cannes Golden Palm award for [[Feature~V3805~The Ballad of Narayama~theballadofnarayama]], director [[Performer~P95413~Shohei Imamura~shoheiimamura]] created this superbly crafted, sardonic drama about the yakuza (Japanese Mafia) and the modernization of Japan after World War II. Kinta ([[Performer~P51711~Hiroyuki Nagato~hiroyukinagato]]) is caught in the mesh of poverty and opts out by joining the local yakuza gang. His greed draws him into the drug...more