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THE MOLE SONG –
UNDERCOVER AGENT REIJI

MATERIALS

DOCUMENTATION

PHOTOS

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Takashi Miike

ORIGINAL TITLE

MOGURA NO UTA

2013 || Japan || 132 mins || 35mm || Color || in Japanese || Feature

WORLD SALES

Pony Canyon (Tokyo)

FESTIVALS / AWARDS

Rome 2013 – Competition

SYNOPSIS

Rookie cop Reiji has a strong sense of justice, but he graduated from the police academy with the lowest score ever! His police chief fires him for dishonorable conduct, but he is secretly ordered to become a mole and go undercover to infiltrate a crime syndicate. The target is the head of the mighty Sukiya-kai yakuza clan. Undercover agent Reiji manages to become the new favorite of the notorious “Crazy Papillon,” a violent yakuza big shot. As Reiji pretends to prepare to vow his allegiance to the yakuza, he gets pulled into internal power struggles and conflicts leading to one wild & crazy situation after another!

Based on Noboru Takahashi’s long-running crime manga. An epic adventure from the director of 13 ASSASSINS,  SUKIYAKI WESTERN DJANGO, AUDITION and ICHI THE KILLER.

CAST

Toma Ikuta