Is Takeshi Kitano making his last movie? We look back at the Japanese icon’s cinema career, from Zatoichi to Ghost in the Shell

//Is Takeshi Kitano making his last movie? We look back at the Japanese icon’s cinema career, from Zatoichi to Ghost in the Shell

Is Takeshi Kitano making his last movie? We look back at the Japanese icon’s cinema career, from Zatoichi to Ghost in the Shell

The last time Takeshi Kitano was on the film festival circuit, it was with 2017’s Outrage Coda. Word had it this yakuza drama, the third in a trilogy, was to be his final film. The Japanese entertainment icon was having none of it. “I have ideas, a lot of ideas,” he told this writer through a translator. “I have the will to continue making movies. If I make a violent movie again, you can assume I have trouble with money!”Now it seems those rumours of Kitano’s retirement have been greatly…

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