Well Go USA has released the full-length U.S. trailer for Takashi Miike’s “First Love” which premiered at Cannes to rave reviews and will shortly screen in Toronto as part of the Midnight Madness category.
Set over the space of one night in Tokyo, the noir-tinged yakuza film follows a young down on his luck boxer and a call girl addict who fall in love whilst getting accidentally caught up in a drug-smuggling scheme.
They are pursued through the night by a corrupt cop, a yakuza, his nemesis, and a female assassin sent by the Chinese Triads. Masataka Kubota, Nao Omori, Shota Sometani, and Sakurako Konishi co-star.
“First Love” arrives in select US cinemas starting September 27th this Fall.