Kamikaze (1986 film)

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Kamikaze
Directed by Didier Grousset
Produced by Luc Besson
Louis Duchesne
Laurent Pétin
Written by Didier Grousset
Luc Besson
Starring Richard Bohringer
Music by Eric Serra
Cinematography Jean-François Robin
Editing by Olivier Mauffroy
Release dates
  • 10 December 1986 (1986-12-10) (France)
Running time 90 minutes
Country France
Language French

Kamikaze is a 1986 French science fiction film directed by Didier Grousset.[1] [2]

Plot[edit]

A brilliant scientist goes insane and develops a technology which enables him to kill people by sending death rays through television cameras. He kills TV announcers and is soon hunted by police.

Cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

The storyline has been characterised as "short and strange".[3] The film received mixed reviews yet it has been said "Kamikaze" had a "cool vibe".[4] The film has been called "impressive".[5] It has also been stated "Kamikaze" delivered "evidence of style and flair" and was "stylish fun".[6] [7]

Production[edit]

Luc Besson co-wrote and produced "Kamikaze" right after Subway.[8]

Soundtrack[edit]

Two pieces have been published on a single in 1986.[9]

DVD release[edit]

"Kamikaze" was originally released on VHS.[10] In 2013 a digitally re-mastered HD French-language version with Japanese subtitles (NTSC, region 2) was issued.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kamikaze". unifrance.org. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  2. ^ "Kamikaze". scifi-movies.com. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  3. ^ "Kamikaze (1986)". artistdirect.com. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  4. ^ "Kamikaze (1986)". letterboxd.com. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  5. ^ "Kamikaze". trashcity.org. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  6. ^ "Kamikaze (1986)". cinefileonline.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  7. ^ "Kamikaze". timeout.com. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  8. ^ "Luc Besson". filmbug.com. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  9. ^ "Eric Serra – Kamikaze, Le Film". discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  10. ^ "Kamikaze". worldcat.org. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  11. ^ "Kamikaze". cdjapan.co.jp. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 

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