- Original title
Batoru Rowaiaru (Battle Royale)
- Running time
- 114 min.
Kenta Fukasaku (Novel: Koushun Takami)
Kobi Co. / AM Associates / Fukasaku-gumi / Gaga Communications Inc / MF Pictures / Nippon Shuppan Hanbai / Toei / Wowow Films
Thriller. Action | Schools & University. Cult Movie. Dystopia. Gore
- Synopsis / Plot
- 42 delinquent students. 3 days. One deserted Island. Welcome to Battle Royale. A group of delinquent students from a Japanese high school have been forced by a legislation to compete in a new forum of reality television.The students are given a bag with a randomly selected weapon and a few rations of food and water and sent off to kill each other in a no bars hold (with a few minor rules) game to the death. This means that the students have 3 days to kill each other until 1 survives or they all die. The movie focus on a few of the students and how they cope. Some decide to play the game like the psychotic Kiriyama or the Sexual Mistuko whilst others like the heroes of the movie Shuya, Noriko and Kawada are trying to find a way to get off the Island without violence. However as the numbers dwell down lower and lower on an hourly basis is there anyway for Shuuya and classmates to survive?
: Sitges Film Festival: Official Selection
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