''Take care of him. You're the coolest woman.''
Kunbang obsessed triads.
Psychotic yakuza enforcers.
Dodgy Russian travel agents.
Screaming TV presenters.
Rio de Janeiro as a Sergio Leone fever dream.
Love conquers all.
Most of the time.
The City of Lost souls is Miike's lovingly nationalistic, electrifyingly cosmopolitan, warmly romantic, gloriously exaggerated, beautifully tragicomic take on the rootless minority groups present within Japan.
Based on a novel by Japanese author Seishu Hase—who has a cameo in…