DVD365.net
Retaliation (1969) artwork

Retaliation (1969)

Monday 20th April 2015

Gritty and cynical, Retaliation, released on dual DVD and Blu-Ray by Arrow Films on 11th May 2015, is a hardboiled precursor to Kinji Fukasaku's revisionist yakuza pictures of the 1970s.
Jirô Okazaki, Meiko Kaji, Tamio Kawaji, Hideaki Nitani, Jô Shishido, Akira Kobayashi
Yasuharu Hasebe
Tetsurô Nakagawa
Arrow Video
1 hour 34 minutes
11/05/2015
As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases

In 1969 future sexploitation specialist Yasuharu Hasebe (Stray Cat Rock: Sex Hunter) teamed up with the inimitable Jô Shishido (Tokyo Drifter, Branded to Kill) for a follow up to their yakuza hit Massacre Gun.

A tale of gang warfare that features a raft of the period s most iconic stars, Akira Kobayashi (Battles Without Honor and Humanity, The Flowers and the Angry Waves) is a yakuza lieutenant who emerges from jail to find his gang dispersed and his aging boss in his sickbed. Shishido is the rival waiting to kill him and a young Meiko Kaji (Lady Snowblood) is the girl caught in the crossfire.

Gritty and cynical, Retaliation, released on dual DVD and Blu-Ray by Arrow Films on 11th May 2015, is a hardboiled precursor to Kinji Fukasaku's revisionist yakuza pictures of the 1970s.

  • Limited Edition Blu-ray (3000 copies only)
  • Restored High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation, on Blu-ray for the first time in the world!
  • Original uncompressed mono PCM audio
  • Newly translated English subtitles
  • Brand new interview with star Jô Shishido
  • Interview with renowned critic and historian Tony Rayns
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Gallery featuring rare promotional images
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Ian MacEwan
  • Booklet featuring new writing on the film by Japanese cinema expert Jasper Sharp, newly illustrated by Ian MacEwan and featuring original archive stills

Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.

Kong

HotDVDBD3D-BDUHD
The producers of Godzilla reimagine the origins of one the most powerful monster myths of all in Kong: Skull Island, released on DVD, Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray and UHD on 24th July 2017 from Warner Home Video.Read more
Cars artwork

Cars

Zavvi ExclusiveUHD
20/06/2021
Pixar Animation Studios presents Cars, the high-octane adventure comedy that shows life is about the journey, not the finish line, zooming in for the first time on 4K Ultra HD 19th July 2021, ...
Indiana Jones artwork

Indiana Jones

UHDBoxset
11/06/2021
Donnie Darko artwork

Donnie Darko

LimitedUHD
03/06/2021
The Little Things artwork

The Little Things

DVDBDDIGITAL
04/04/2021
Minari artwork

Minari

DVDBD
22/05/2021
The Great S1 artwork

The Great S1

DVDTVBoxset
18/06/2021
Dune artwork

Dune

LimitedUHD
08/06/2021
With a spellbinding 4K restoration and accompanied by hours of comprehensive bonus features, David Lynch's visionary Dune is released on 4K UHD as a limited edition 30th August 2021 from Arrow Video.
Murder By Decree artwork

Murder By Decree

DVDBD
09/06/2021
Dinner in America artwork

Dinner in America

BD
09/06/2021
The Umbrella Academy S1 artwork

The Umbrella Academy S1

DVDBDTV
09/06/2021
Looper artwork

Looper

UHD
02/06/2021
SAS: Red Notice artwork

SAS: Red Notice

DVDBD
10/06/2021

Minari

News22/05/2021

A Korean family starts a farm in 1980s Arkansas as Minari arrives on DVD and Blu-ray 28th June 2021 from Altitude Film Distribution.

The Double

Features23/11/2020

Simon is a timid man, scratching out an isolated existence in an indifferent world. He is overlooked at work, scorned by his mother, and ignored by the woman of his dreams. He feels powerless to change any of these things. The arrival of a new co-worker, James, serves to upset the balance. James is both Simon's exact physical double and ...

'71

Features23/11/2020

A young British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe and increasingly wary of his own comrades, the raw recruit must survive the night alone and find his way to safety through a disorientating, alien and deadly landscape.
"I am a fan of cinema that creates an entire alternate universe that you could escape into for a couple of hours."
Christopher Nolan

Take Back

DVD29/03/2021497

The Good Fight S4

DVDTV03/05/2021340

Synchronic

DVDBD05/04/2021338

Line of Duty S6

DVDBDDIGITALTV31/05/2021287

The Good Fight S4

DVDTV03/05/2021340

Line of Duty S6

DVDBDDIGITALTV31/05/2021287

Finding Alice

DVDTV26/04/2021102

A Discovery of Witches S2

DVDBDTV12/04/202187

Possessor

DVDBDNOTES08/02/202172

The Broken Hearts Gallery

DVDDIGITALNOTES18/01/202166

Soul

DVDBDUHDNOTES25/12/202044

The Virtuoso

DVDNOTES30/04/202115

Edward Scissorhands

DVD28/12/2000140

Gattaca

DVD01/01/2000113
Outselling the rest of the Top 10 combined, #GodzillaVsKong flies back to Number 1 on the #OfficialFilmChart follow…
DVD365.net

A Bug's Life

Zavvi ExclusiveUHD
20/06/2021

Too Close

DVDTV
12/05/2021

Inside No.9 S6

DVDTV
26/05/2021

Diana At Sixty

DVDTV
17/06/2021
Get a free daily news update. DVD365.net works with the Amazon Alexa flash briefing skill