Sleepless Town in August
Ventura Distribution together with Adness have announced the UK DVD release of Sleepless Town for 22nd August 2005 priced at £15.99. Winner of both the best cinematography and best art-design awards at the Hong Kong film awards Sleepless Town stars Takeshi Kaneshiro (House Of Flying Daggers) as Kenichi, a small-time criminal who finds himself caught up in a gangland dispute when an old friend, Fu-Chan, returns to town years after killing the partner of mob boss Yuan.
Fu-Chan's girlfriend Natsumi also suddenly reappears, with an offer for Kenichi he will find hard to refuse. Through its many twists and turns, "Sleepless Town" explores the criminal underworld of battling crime lords in the Taiwanese Mafia, creating unlawful alliances and initiating brutal turf wars.