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Pale Flower (Kawaita hana) Reviews

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December 30, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
August 2, 2007
a lost yakuza classic, part Bob Le Flambeur, part Rebel Without a Cause, but with an ecstatic blankness all its own.
May 16, 2011
They get no kicks from champagne.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
June 4, 2011
Pale Flower sits comfortably as one of the darker noir films ever made
Full Review | Original Score: 8.8/10
June 5, 2011
Director Masahiro Shinoda takes lots of chances, using close-ups and off-kilter edits to deepen his characters. A jazzy, avant-garde score throws things even more off balance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 31, 2004
One of the best and most powerful yakuza films ever made.
Full Review | Original Score: A
March 14, 2004
A masterful, meticulously crafted, wry meditation on fate and love that any cinema fan will appreciate.
Full Review | Original Score: 88/100
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