Masaki Suda (front) shows his loyalty to Yudai Chiba (right) in the film Teiichi: Battle of Supreme High (catgegory IIA; Japanese). Jun Shison (left) and Ryoma Takeuchi (back) co-star.

Film review – Teiichi: Battle of Supreme High sees the funny side of Japanese politics

Director Akira Nagai’s adaptation from a best-selling manga series is a wacky political satire using slapstick and campy overacting to offer comedy gold – and some food for thought on democratic ideals

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Masaki Suda (front) shows his loyalty to Yudai Chiba (right) in the film Teiichi: Battle of Supreme High (catgegory IIA; Japanese). Jun Shison (left) and Ryoma Takeuchi (back) co-star.
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Edmund Lee

Edmund Lee

Edmund Lee is the film editor of the Post. Before joining the Culture desk in 2013, he was the arts and culture editor of Time Out Hong Kong. Since he graduated in English and Comparative Literature, Edmund has also studied law and written an MPhil thesis on Hirokazu Koreeda. He is on a masochistic mission to review every Hong Kong film being released.