Sabu (film)

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Directed by Takashi Miike
Music by Kōji Endō
Cinematography Hideo Yamamoto
Release dates 2002
Running time 122
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Sabu is a 2002 Japanese film directed by Takashi Miike and adapted from the classic Japanese rite-of-passage novel by Shūgorō Yamamoto.


Framed for a crime he did not commit, Eiji is subjected to the harsh realities of the Ishikawa Island workhouse. Sabu, Eiji's longtime friend, must discover who is responsible for his incarceration, before prison life consumes him completely.


Other credits[edit]

  • First assistant director: Masato Tanno


  • Mes, Tom (2003). "Sabu (2002)". Agitator: The Cinema of Takashi Miike. Godalming: FAB Press. pp. 280–285, 397. ISBN 1-903254-21-3. 

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