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Sakuran (R2) in January

ICA Films have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Sakuran on 12th January 2009 priced at £17.99 RRP. Adapted from the Manga comic series by Moyoco Anno, Sakuran is described as a tour de force of new Japanese film and music talent, offering a lush, sumptuous tale of 18th century Edo-era courtesans, with sassy geishas, illicit affairs, behind the scenes cat fights and all out brawls.

The film stars half-Caucasian, half-Japanese model/rock idol/actress Anna Tsuchiya (Kamikaze Girls) and is directed by acclaimed photographer Mika Ninagawa. You can read more about the film in our review of the Japanese DVD release here.

This UK release from ICA has no extras. AV specs are TBC.

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