Oudai Kojima, a new talent of the Japanese film noirs, depicts the real Japanese crime scene of the day.
world, tension builds as the excommunicated faction of the Oshima Clan groups up as the Ichikawa clan. The two clans clash and Takeshi and Yuki are thrown in between. Takeshi tries to stay away but he is bought out from the startup business, and Yuki's clan is attacked by the Ichikawa clan. Junghi and RYUDO team up with Takeshi to bring down the new Ichikawa Clan and bring peace to the Yakuza war but RYUDO seems to have another plan in place. As the story approaches the climax, Takeshi faces a choice he cannot undo of how he should live his life; as a mid-level criminal, as a yakuza, or something else that only his heart leads.
Director: Oudai KOJIMA (小島央大）
Cast: Ikken YAMAMOTO (山本一賢)
Japanese title: JOINT
Japanese Theatrical Release: November 20, 2021
- Osaka Asian Film Festival (2021)
- New York Asian Film Festival (2021)
- Camera Japan (2022)