July 30, Some called it tough-minded and incisive. Others saw it as unmitigated Japan-bashing. Advance word on the movie indicated that the filmmakers were toning down any anti-Japan overtones the book might have harbored. In its finished form, however, the picture hardly paints an attractive portrait of Japanese business methods or the people who engage in them.
Insensitivity Abounds In Film `Rising Sun' - oh-yeti.ru
Although, in many respects, Rising Sun is a conventional mystery-thriller, the film also operates as a fascinating juncture on multiple levels. In terms of cast, Rising Sun boasts the great Connery plus Snipes in his 90s prime. And in terms of story, the fairly standard mystery set-up an escort girl is found dead during a business party is spiced up with both a West-meets-East clash of cultures and friction between the two police officers, with their very different backgrounds and expertise. The adaptation of Rising Sun also exhibits conflict and tension as the L. Times reported in spring
If you think what we do is worthwhile, please donate or become a member advertisement Rising Sun R - 8. East and West clash as two American homicide detectives Sean Connery and Wesley Snipes investigate a murder that is supposedly being covered up by a Japanese corporation. One violent, very explicit sex scene where oral sex is implied, and the woman is eventually choked; this scene is shown several times on video. A man eats sushi off a nude woman's stomach while another nude woman watches. Two karate fights, and one sword fight a man's throat is slashed.