- 1 DVD (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Authors
- Fukasaku, Kenta.Fukasaku, Kinji.Takami, Koushun.
- 'Director's cut."--Container.Based on the novel by Koushun Takami.Cast: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Taro Yamamoto, Masanobu Ando, Kou Shibasaki, Chiaki Kuriyama, Beat Takeshi.Credits: Directed by Kinji Fukasaku ; written by Kenta Fukasaku.In Japanese with English subtitles.Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.Special features: The making of Battle royale ; Battle royale press conference ; instructional video, birthday version ; audition and rehearsal footage ; special effects comparison featurette ; Tokyo International Film Festival 2000 ; Battle royale documentary ; basketball scene rehearsals ; behind the scenes featurette ; filming on-set ; original theatrical trailer ; special ed. TV spot ; special ed. TV spot, Tarantino version ; director's statement ; Kinji Fukasaku filmography ; Beat Takeshi filmography.Summary: A class of junior high school students is taken to a deserted island where, as part of a ruthless authoritarian program, they are provided arms and forced to kill one another until only one survivor is left standing.