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Non-Stop (1996)
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A salaryman, a drug addict and a yakuza go on a breathless three man chase through the streets of Tokyo, each for a different reason and fighting demons.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tomorowo Taguchi ...
Yasuda
Daiamondo Yukai ...
Aizawa
Shin'ichi Tsutsumi ...
Takeda
Akaji Maro
Ren Ôsugi
Hiroshi Shimizu
Ikko Suzuki
Yûji Sawayama
SABU ...
(as Sabu)
Takanori Higuchi ...
(as Takanori Kikuchi)
Masashi Hirakubo
Keisuke Horibe
Ryoko Takizawa
Yuka Torashima
Wataru Shihôdô
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A salaryman, a drug addict and a yakuza go on a breathless three man chase through the streets of Tokyo, each for a different reason and fighting demons.

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$23,402 (USA) (10 November 2000)

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$38,442 (USA) (17 November 2000)
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9 November 2000 | by (Denver) – See all my reviews

An entertaining and substantive film, Non-Stop has drawn deserving comparisons with "Run Lola Run". The film quickly develops into a chase sequence, during which the viewers learn about the three main characters through flashbacks and daydream sequences. The chase serves not as as a fast-paced climax, but as a journey that makes up the majority of the film. During the "run" we see the characters grow and momentarily forget about their dreary lives, about the "macho" roles they've bought into, and eventually forgetting about why they started running in the first place. Much like fighting provided a "clarity" for the characters in "Fight Club," running provides this film's characters with a means to step away from the false values that we all allow society to create for us. Their running serves as way to truly taste life from an unclouded perspective, and all three find some level of clarity and joy in the process.

My appreciation and enjoyment only wavered slightly in the ending of the film, where instead of learning from their experience, the characters seem to revert to acting out those false macho roles I thought they had escaped from through their journey.

Still, the only true problem with this film is that it wasn't distributed outside Japan sooner.


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