In the not so distant future, following violent events
in schools, teenagers are chosen by lottery to participate in a deadly game where they are stranded on a remote island and given three days to kill one another until there is only one
A novel approach on a theme which has been adapted
since the days of Agatha Christie. There's a lot of satire in this to counterbalance the violence and unpleasantries.
Unfortunately, this may be one of the movies which
will be forgotten about since the emergence and success of the similar themed The Hunger Games and its sequels.
Many members of the Japanese Parliament tried to get the
novel banned, but to no avail. When the film was released, they attempted to ban it also. Both efforts resulted in the novel and film becoming even more successful as people bought the book
and went to the movie to see what the fuss was all about.