About the film
assassin samurai symbolism sword time murder space lord tokyo, japan massacre rage captured imperial crucified continuum
Release Date: August 21, 2004
|Slogan||:||«The world never can be changed.»|
|Genres||:||Action, Drama, Fantasy|
|Production Companies||:||Office Kitano, KSS, Excellent Film, Izo Partners|
|Producers||:||Fujio Matsushima, Taizô Fukumaki, Kazuyoshi Okuyama|
Izo is an assassin in the service of a Tosa lord and Imperial supporter. After killing dozens of the Shogun's men, Izo is captured and crucified. Instead of being extinguished, his rage propels him through the space-time continuum to present-day Tokyo. Here Izo transforms himself into a new, improved killing machine.