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Your average Yakuza wouldn’t recognize himself in this movie

Netflix movie The Outsider has been widely criticised for a variety of reasons. The film centers on Nick Lowell (Jared Leto), an American former prisoner of war who becomes a member of a Yakuza clan in 1950s Osaka. The Guardian dismissed the film as having “a fetishistic relationship to Japanese elements that could have only […]