First Love

First Love

A FILM BY: Takashi Miike
WRITTEN BY: Masaru Nakamura
STARRING: Masataka Kubota, Nao Omori, Shota Sometani, Sakurako Konishi

FIRST LOVE is the prolific auteur, Takashi Miike, at his most fun and anarchic, a noir-tinged yakuza film blending genres in the story of a young boxer and a call girl, who fall passionately in love while getting innocently caught up in a drug-smuggling scheme over the course of one night in Tokyo.

In Japanese with English subtitles

“An exhilarating cocktail of bloodbath violence and tar-black humour” -- Screen International

“FIRST LOVE might start as a hard-boiled piece of pulp fiction, but it isn't long before it softens into a violent, hilarious, and violently hilarious madcap comedy” -- IndieWire

Technical Information

Production Year: 2019
Country of Origin: Japan
Language: Japanese
Run Time: 108 mins
Format: DCP