Battle Royale

Friday, May 25 - Saturday, July 21, 2012

NYC theatrical premiere engagement! High-definition digital projection A long-unavailable underground hit, veteran director Fukasaku’s epically violent, still-shocking and deeply influential genre masterpiece takes place in a dystopic alternate universe. To combat social unrest and economic catastrophe, the government has taken radical steps: every year, a randomly-selected ninth-grade class is sent to a deserted island and forced to battle to the death until only one survivor is left.

  • Country Japan
  • Language In Japanese with English subtitles
  • Year 2000
  • Running Time 114 minutes
  • Director Kinji Fukasaku