Yakuza Crime Thriller THE BLOOD OF WOLVES Tows The Thinning Divide Between Crime And Justice In The Official Trailer
Director Shiraishi Kazuya just had his latest theatrical opening this month with kidnapping thriller, Sunny/32, and is now onto the next round of promotions for his latest offering which arrives this summer. Enter Hiroshima with author Yuzuki Yuko's 2015 bestseller, The Blood Of Wolves, serving as the basis for Shiraishi's new crime noir thriller set in the years leading up to Japan's crackdown on the Yakuza in the early 1990s.
“What you’re doing is insane, Ogami! Police officers are supposed to uphold justice!”
“You wanna hear my idea of justice...? I ain’t got one.”
1988, Hiroshima. The Anti-Organized Crime Law has yet to be passed. Rookie policeman Shuichi Hioka (Matsuzaka) is assigned to a precinct where he is partnered with Shogo Ogami (Yakusho), a detective rumored to be in cahoots with the mob. They investigate the disappearance of a finance company employee, but Ogami’s erratic methods disturb Hioka. Meanwhile, the missing person case acts as a catalyst for conflict between rival gangs to intensify...
Watch the new trailer below!