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Enjoy A New BTS Clip & An Uber Bloody Clip From The Upcoming 'Battle Royale' Blu-ray

With the North American release of one of the most controveral films in history -- BATTLE ROYALE just one week away from hitting retailers, a brand new red band clip and a new behind-the-scenes clip has been released to help build the hype. Check out both videos below.

Battle Royale

In the near future, the economy has collapsed, unemployment has soared and juvenile crime has exploded. Fearful of their nation’s youth, the Japanese government passes The BR Law: Each year, a 9th grade class is sent to a remote island where they will be locked into exploding neck collars, given a random weapon and forced to hunt and kill each other until there is only one survivor left. Chiaki Kuriyama (Kill Bill) and screen legend Takeshi Kitano (Boiling Point, Brother) star in the movie that has been argued, acclaimed and banned around the world. More than a decade later, it remains one of the most savage, shocking and emotionally powerful films of all time. Now experience the complete Director’s Cut of Kinji Fukasaku’s uncomproming masterpiece – nominated for 10 Japanese Academy Awards® – available uncensored and unrated for the first time ever in America.

Battle Royale: The Complete Collection In 2000, director Kinji Fukasaku unleashed Battle Royale, his violently poetic epic about an innocent group of junior high students forced by the government to hunt and kill their classmates for sport. It launched a global phenomenon and was banned from screens by frightened civic groups and distributors across America. Three years later, the equally disturbing sequel – featuring a new class, new rules and a brutal terrorist plot by the first film’s young survivors – triggered its own tragic firestorm around the world. Now for the first time ever, you can see it all: Experience the entire Battle Royale saga on four discs that forever blasts open one of the most potent, shocking and savagely influential sagas in motion picture history.

Special Features: Battle Royale: The Complete Collection’s Four-Disc Set

Battle Royale Director’s Cut with both Japanese and English language tracks and English subtitles Battle Royale Theatrical Cut with both Japanese and English language tracks and English subtitles Battle Royale II with Japanese language and English subtitles Battle Royale Bonus Content with Japanese language and English subtitles The Making of Battle Royale Battle Royale Press Conference Instructional Video: Birthday Veron Audition and Rehearsal Footage Special Effects Comparison Featurette Tokyo International Film Festival 2000 Battle Royale Documentary Basketball Scene Rehearsals Behind-The-Scenes Featurette Filming On-Set Original Theatrical Trailer Special Edition TV Spot TV Spot: Tarantino Veron

Special Features Battle Royale ngle-Disc Edition

Director’s Cut with Japanese and English language and English subtitles

With impeccable direction by three-time ‘Director of the Year’ Kinji Fukasaku and featuring high-quality acting performances from every angle, Battle Royale: The Complete Collection is as cunning as it is ruthless, offering a unique and brutal depiction of what people are capable of when imminent death is everywhere you look.

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