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Living on Tokyo Time (1987)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  14 August 1987 (USA)
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When her visa expires, a young Japanese immigrant in San Francisco agrees to marry a Japanese-American boy to avoid being deported back to Japan.

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Credited cast:
Minako Ohashi ...
Kyoko
Ken Nakagawa ...
Ken
Mitzi Abe ...
Mimi
Bill Bonham ...
Carl
Brenda Aoki ...
Michelle
Kate Connell ...
Lana
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Keith Choy ...
Lambert
James Cranna ...
Jimbo (as Jim Cranna)
Alex Herschlag ...
Warren
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Woman in Cafe #2
Fay Kawabata ...
Woman in Cafe
Lane Nishikawa ...
Lane
Joe Oyama ...
Father
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When her visa expires, a young Japanese immigrant in San Francisco agrees to marry a Japanese-American boy to avoid being deported back to Japan.

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She came to America and found the three R's: Romance, Rejection, Rock 'n Roll

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The black and white picture of the woman on the bookshelf of records where Kyoto is listening to music is that of singer Grace Slick, singer for Jefferson Airplane. See more »

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Lana: Come on, what else have you got going? If it works, great, if it fails you can write a song about it like Layla
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Unrequited Love
Composed by Eamonn Bowles
Performed by The Love Masters
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interesting character study
21 April 2001 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

The main plot line of "Living on Tokyo Time" is Ken's marriage of convenience to a Japanese national seeking a green card. But between the lines it is a character study of a Japanese American in a life crisis. Intimate and understated, we see an authentic portrait of a man who doesn't know where he belongs.


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