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Billy Drago
Director: Takashi Miike Cast: Billy Drago
Billy Drago
, Youki Kudoh
Youki Kudoh
, Toshie Negishi
Toshie Negishi
Takashi Miike

DVD (Wide Screen)



An American journalist in search of the love he once left behind travels to a mysterious Japanese island where the past is best left forgotten in the one installment of Showtime's Masters of Horror series that was too controversial for American television. It was long ago that Christopher (Billy Drago) met the mysterious prostitute who captured his heart, but their grim fate was forever sealed when he left the island with only a promise to return one day in the future. Unlike many of the insincere souls who promise to spirit the prostitutes away from the dark and infernal island, Christopher actually made good on his word. However, life is cheap on this bewitched island where the local brothel is the sole refuge for weary souls, and though he ultimately proved to be a rare exception to the rule, Christopher has taken far too long to fulfill his promise. Now, as he shares his woeful tale with a horribly scarred whore (Youki Kudoh) whose knowledge of his long lost love's true fate may prove more of a curse than a blessing, Christopher is about to discover that there are times when death can be the kindest release of all.

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Product Details

Release Date: 09/26/2006
UPC: 0013131446692
Original Release: 2006
Rating: NR
Source: Starz / Anchor Bay
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:03:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Widescreen presentation (1.77:1) enhanced for 16 x 9 TVs; I Am the Film Director of Love and Freedom: an interview with Takashi Miike; Imperfect Beauty: the make-up and special effects of Imprint; Imprinting: the making of Imprint - featuring interviews with cast and crew; Audio commentary with author, musician and American cinematheque programmer Chris D. and writer Wyatt Doyle of; Trailers; Still gallery; Takashi Miike bio; DVD-ROM: screenplay; DVD-ROM: screen saver

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Billy Drago Christopher
Youki Kudoh Actor
Toshie Negishi Madam
Michie Actor

Technical Credits
Takashi Miike Director
Koji Endo Score Composer
Michiko Kitamura Costumes/Costume Designer
Toyomichi Kurita Cinematographer
Yuichi Matsui Makeup Special Effects
Takashi Sasaki Production Designer
Yasushi Shimamura Editor
Daisuke Tengan Screenwriter

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Imprint
1. Main Titles [1:14]
2. Looking for a Girl [7:05]
3. The Promise [8:40]
4. "Tell Me Your Story" [7:33]
5. Missing Ring [9:33]
6. Betrayal [8:50]
7. The Truth [18:54]
8. End Credits [1:21]

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