It’s a revenge movie. It’s a gang movie. It’s adapted from manga. It’s a star-crossed lovers romance. It’s a musical. It’s Takashi Miike‘s West Side Story. Sort of.
Here’s the first full trailer for The Legend of Love and Sincerity, from the film’s official site.
And it does look legendary. That’s the exact aesthetic.
What’s gotten into Miike these days? He’s always made films on something of a tear, but he also seems to be on a roll of late. Somehow the quality seems to be keeping pretty consistently high.