What's it about?
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.
Why did we pick it?
Equal parts dark dystopian horror and laugh out loud satire, it uses its shocking premise to pull you in and disturb but subvert your expectations holding a mirror up to how ridiculous it is, going full circle in its self-awareness.
Takeshi Kitano - Kitano
Who made it?
Kinji Fukasaku - Director
Koushun Takami - Writer (Novel)
Kenta Fukasaku - Writer (Screenplay)
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