Giri/Haji

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PLEASE DO NOT TAKE THIS RECOMMENDATION IF YOU ARE OF A NERVOUS DISPOSITION.

This is the title of an excellent, 6 part BBC Yakuza/cop drama series set in London and Japan and it’s available on Netflix. However, it’s also a little different to the usual yakuza/cop drama, interspersed with manga-like vignettes and other delightfully unusual ways. It’s also superbly acted. Of course it’s violent, gory (you have been warned) but amusing, too. Do look out for it!

 
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Interestingly the actress in Giri/Haji, Anna Sawai, plays Toda Marikomin the new version of Shogun!
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Looks good. If I'm not mistaken, the female lead was the voice of Merida in the Disney cartoon, Brave.
 
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Looks good. If I'm not mistaken, the female lead was the voice of Merida in the Disney cartoon, Brave.
Really? She was also in Braveheart!
 
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