Kamikaze (1986 film)

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Kamikaze
Directed byDidier Grousset
Produced byLuc Besson
Louis Duchesne
Laurent Pétin
Written byDidier Grousset
Luc Besson
StarringRichard Bohringer
Music byÉric Serra
CinematographyJean-François Robin
Edited byOlivier Mauffroy
Release date
  • 10 December 1986 (1986-12-10) (France)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

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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