Japan's Shochiku hasannounced that Big Bang Love, Juvenile A,the latest outing by prolific cult filmmaker Takashi Miike, has been selectedto compete in the Panorama section of the upcoming Berlin International FilmFestival.
Starring Ryuhei Matsuda (Gohatto) and Masanobu Ando (Battle Royale), the film tells the storyof a young man who, while working at a gay bar, is sexually assaulted by acustomer, goes into a frenzy and kills the man. He then strikes up a closerelationship with another man while in jail.
Shochiku also had a filmselected for last year's
A Japanese release date for Big Bang Love is expected to beannounced shortly. The film will be presented to buyers for the first time at