Tonight's the premiere of Smuggler, the latest film from Midnight Madness favorite, Katsuhito Ishii, whose previous films include Funky Forest; Party 7; Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl; and the animated segment in Kill Bill vol. 1.
The film also features Midnight Madness alumnus, Masanobu Ando, who played the vengeful thief in Wuershan's The Butcher, The Chef and the Swordsman (2009) and Yoichi (Nasu no Yoichi) in Takashi Miike's Sukiyaki Western Django (2007). Both Midnight Madness selections. Ando also played Detective Wakamiya in Shinya Tsukamoto's Nightmare Detective (2007) and Kazuo Kiriyama in Kinji Fukasaku's Battle Royale (2000).
SMUGGLER screening times:
Fri., Sept 16th, 11:59PM, RYERSON
Sat., Sept. 17th, 6:45PM, SCOTIABANK THEATRE 4
Sun., Sept. 18th, 12:00PM, SCOTIABANK THEATRE 4