Brother

Synopsis: A Japanese Yakuza gangster is exiled to the United States. Takeshi settles in Los Angeles where his younger, half brother lives and finds that although the turf is new, the rules are still the same as they try to take over the local drug trade.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Takeshi Kitano
Production: Sony Pictures Classics
  1 win & 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
7.2
Metacritic:
47
Rotten Tomatoes:
47%
R
Year:
2000
114 min
Website
725 Views


So, want a war?

What you gonna do,

go to war with us?

We'd wipe you out!

They say they'd kill us.

Tell them ty it.

Bring it on. Come on.

Just relax, okay?

Let's discuss this like gentlemen.

We'll give you the territoy.

We didn't like those guys anyway.

From now on you're gonna be in charge,

just as it always was.

You don't have

any objection to that, right?

They say they'll give us the turf.

Say we accept.

Okay, we accept.

Okay, go.

You told them

you'd let them have the territoy.

Now, why would you do that

to these f***in'Japs?

Why not?

We're gonna massacre 'em all

later anyway.

It was occupied. Couldn't get them.

What are we going to do?

Feel under the table.

Good to have insurance.

I understand "f***ing Jap," a**hole.

Where did Aniki say we were going?

He said he's meeting some woman.

A date?

He's interested in women now?

I'm sory I'm late.

Hi, guys. I'm Marina.

Nice to meet you.

Can't make out

if she's pretty or ugly...

but she's sure got class.

What the f***!

Just joking.

She's beautiful.

He's just joking.

Thank you.

Hey, where's Denny?

It's his mom's birthday,

so he's at home.

Doesn't his mom work anymore?

She got money now. She don't need

to be nobody's maid anymore.

Right. Right.

- Thanks for comin' by.

- No problem, man. Free food.

Hey, Ma, these are my friends.

- Hello.

- Happy birthday, Mrs. Turner.

This is for you from my brother.

Oh, from your brother?

Thank you.

He's not my brother.

He's not here.

Okay. All right.

Listen, would you guys

help yourself to some cake, please?

Help yourself.

There's a lot for eveybody.

Go on.

Oh, look at this.

Oh, this couldn't fit me.

This must... Is it? Okay.

- Come here.

- For me?

Yes. Here, Latifah.

Oh, my goodness.

You know how to put this on?

That b*tch took Aniki.

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Takeshi Kitano

Takeshi Kitano (北野 武, Kitano Takeshi, born 18 January 1947) is a Japanese comedian, television personality, director, actor, author, and screenwriter. While he is known primarily as a comedian and TV host in his native Japan, abroad he is known almost entirely for his filmwork. With the exception of his works as a film director, he is known almost exclusively by the stage name Beat Takeshi (ビートたけし, Bīto Takeshi). Kitano rose to prominence in the 1970s as one half of the comedy duo Two Beat, before going solo and becoming one of the three biggest comedians in the country. After several small acting roles, he made his directorial debut with 1989's Violent Cop and garnered international acclaim for Sonatine (1993). But he was not accepted as a director in Japan until Hana-bi won the Golden Lion in 1997. In October 2017, Kitano's completed his Outrage crime trilogy with the release of Outrage Coda.He has received critical acclaim for his idiosyncratic cinematic work, winning numerous awards with Japanese film critic Nagaharu Yodogawa having once dubbed him "the true successor" to influential filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. Many of Kitano's films are dramas about yakuza gangsters or the police. Described by critics as using an acting style that is highly deadpan or a camera style that approaches near-stasis, Kitano often uses long takes where little appears to be happening, or editing that cuts immediately to the aftermath of an event. Many of his films express a bleak worldview, but are also filled with humor and affection for their characters. more…

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