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[Lights up cigar and leans his seat back]
How do you think things are going at the factory?
Not too well.
Uh, see, you're Stateside now, fellas and to tell you the truth, you're still acting like a bunch of Yokohama mobs. No offense.
Can I... can I be frank, for a second? I've heard a lot of talk about, uh, how good the Japanese businessmen are.
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This is a wonderful movie with a fun, clever story and the dynamics of culture differences and the running theme of what's important in life make this a very under-appreciated movie. Don't let the cynics of the world deter you from seeing this. Keaton has wonderful moments and I wonder at the fact that comedy is never appreciated, because actors like Keaton make going from humor to serious bits look tremendously easy. Great movie all around!
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