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Wild Life (1997)

An ex-boxer working for a game parlor owner gets caught up in a complex blackmail operation he doesn't understand. Before long he's caught between two yakuza bosses and a mysterious thief ... See full summary »

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Kenzo Tsumura
Akiko Izumi
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Eiko Nagashima
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Yôichirô Saitô
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An ex-boxer working for a game parlor owner gets caught up in a complex blackmail operation he doesn't understand. Before long he's caught between two yakuza bosses and a mysterious thief who motivation is unknown. Add in the boss' daughter who has a crush on him and watch him struggle to make sense of it all and come out alive. Written by Fred Cabral <ftcabral@hotmail.com>

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Watch Hiroki cope with the chaos
8 October 2000 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

Hiroki abruptly finds himself in the middle of chaos. With yakuza, a thief, a kidnapped boss, the boss' amorous daughter and a cop with a crush all pulling him in different directions, watching him try to make sense of it all is quite entertaining. Some very sweet scenes with Toyohara and Natsuo as Hiroki and Rie as well all the "Wild" comedy. There's also a nice contrast between the wild complexity of the situation and Hiroki's calm demeanor in the face of it all.


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