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Ai ni tsuite, Tokyo (1992)

| 7 May 1993 (USA)
In order to support himself while living in Japan, the Chinese student Ho Jun works in a slaughterhouse in Tokyo, lives with lots of other poor Chinese students in cheap rooms, and suffers ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Asuka Okasaka ...
Airin
Hiroshi Fujioka ...
Endo
Qian Po
Gu Xiao Tong
Zeng Chun Hui
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Taka Guadalcanal ...
Yoshida
Akira Hamada ...
Yakuza
Masayuki Imai ...
Hitoshi
Junko Miyashita ...
Teacher at Japanese language school
Jun Togawa ...
Akiko
Kôichi Ueda ...
Sushi chef
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Accountant manager
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In order to support himself while living in Japan, the Chinese student Ho Jun works in a slaughterhouse in Tokyo, lives with lots of other poor Chinese students in cheap rooms, and suffers the constantly arrogant and discriminating behavior of the Japanese against himself and other non-Japanese. Ho Jun and his buddies have no qualms about robbing a pachinko parlor, but when the gangster who owns it threatens to have him deported, he is forced to sit down with the man and attempt to come to some sort of arrangement. Written by Giedrius G

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Excellent work
4 April 2011 | by See all my reviews

Ho Jun is a student from Beijing who is working in a cattle slaughter house in Tokyo. He lives with other Chinese friends in cheap lodgings. All of them find it difficult to adapt to Japanese culture. To make matters worse Ho Jun and some friends devise a plot to rob a local pinball gambling house - the gangster who owns the house finds them out and threatens to send Ho Jun back to China.

I gotta warn vegetarian there are scenes that you don't want to see. Many Chinese actors and there is Chinese language on the film, but mostly Japanese. Personally i more prefer to watch movie with original soundtrack with subtitles. It's more like a romantic story, the movie discovering immigrants life in japan, the discrimination and pressure of china people Great movie

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