Deadly Outlaw: Rekka

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Deadly Outlaw: Rekka
Deadly Outlaw Rekka.jpg
Directed byTakashi Miike
Written byShigenori Takechi
Music byJoe Yamanaka
CinematographyKiyoshi Itô
Edited byYasushi Shimamura
Release date
Running time
96 minutes

Deadly Outlaw: Rekka, also known as Violent Fire, is a 2002 Japanese yakuza film directed by Takashi Miike starring Riki Takeuchi and Sonny Chiba. Known in Japan as Jitsuroku: Andō Noboru Kyōdō-den - Rekka (実録・安藤昇侠道伝 烈火, "Noboru Ando's True Outlaw Tales: Raging Fire"), it is loosely based on actor Noboru Ando's former life as a yakuza.


After Kunisada (Riki Takeuchi)'s yakuza leader and father figure is brutally murdered, he and his best friend (Kenichi Endō) go on a two-man mission to avenge his death, killing other Yakuza leaders leading to a final confrontation by the old man's killers.


Other credits[edit]

  • Produced by
    • Akira Ando - planner
    • Mitsuru Kurosawa - executive producer: Toei Video
    • Fujio Matsushima - associate planner
    • Tsuneo Seto - producer
    • Shigenori Takechi - associate planner
  • Sound Department: Fusao Yuwaki - sound
  • Supervisor: Noboru Ando


The entire soundtrack to this film is the album Satori by Flower Travellin' Band, whose lead singer Joe Yamanaka and producer Yuya Uchida have small roles in the film.

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