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Twilight of the Cockroaches (1989)
"Gokiburi-tachi no tasogare" (original title)

 -  Animation  -  5 May 1989 (USA)
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A colony of cockroaches lives peacefully in a messy bachelor's apartment until his new girlfriend moves in.

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Saitô
Setsuko Karasuma ...
Momoko
Kanako Fujiwara ...
Daughter
Eri Watanabe ...
Wife (as Eriko Watanabe)
Atsuko Asano ...
Naomi (voice)
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Naomi (1992) (voice)
Ichirôta Miyakawa ...
Ichirô (voice)
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Ichirô (1992) (voice) (as Steve Apostolina)
Mitsuru Hirata ...
Yasuo (voice)
Steve Bulen ...
Yasuo (1992) (voice)
Kôzô Shioya ...
Takashi (voice)
Bill Capizzi ...
Takashi (1992) (voice)
Ryoko Takakura ...
Parsley (voice)
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Parsley (1992) (voice)
Hiroshi Yagyû ...
Seiji (voice)
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A messy bachelor's apartment is a paradise for the huge colony of cockroaches living there: no sprays, no traps, and plenty of food. When the homeowner's girlfriend moves in, however, the party comes to an abrupt end, and the roaches must quickly adapt to a life of struggling for survival. Combines animation with live actors. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Ochiro: So it's come down to this... total war. But you know what? I'm going to survive it. I feel certain about that.
Hans: Maybe so. I hope so. Then when it's all over you and I can settle things between us.
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Kakkun Cafe (Dialogue M-1)
Music by Shun Fukui
Courtesy of For Life Records
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11 September 2004 | by (Memphis,TN) – See all my reviews

This is a movie (half live action, half cartoon) about the true lives of cockroaches. The basic plot is about a group of cockroaches who have always known peace. One of the female cockroaches meets a cockroach from across the field. These cockroaches have always known war. This movie is very quiet and very loud. Good cinematography, good dynamics. I think that roaches are probably closer to this than we could ever imagine. The fact is, they are living things just like us....so anything is permittable where the level of information is small. I give this movie an 8 out of 10.

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