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Bounce Ko Gals (1997)

Baunsu ko gaurusu (original title)
The film follows three modern Japanese schoolgirls in Tokyo as they flirt with lecherous old men and dodge the yakuza in the lucrative and sometimes dangerous practice of "enjo kosai" or "date clubs".

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Credited cast:
Hitomi Satô ...
Jonko
Yasue Satô ...
Raku
Yukiko Okamoto ...
Lisa
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Sap
Shin Yazawa ...
Maru
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Saki
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Oshima
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mickey Curtis ...
Bura-san
Shuzo Daemon
Jun Etô
Eugene
Kumiko Hara
Ken Hirose
Hiroshige Ikeda
Masao Imafuku
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Lisa is 16. She is leaving for New York tommorow at 11 a.m. She saved some money but she would like to get some more - just in case. As she tries to make money by shooting a video for girls-in-school-uniforms-demanding men she loses everything except her ticket. She meets two highschool girls, Raku and Jonko, professional call-girls, and spends the last night with them trying to make up the money that was stolen from her. Written by Prague Indies <pragueindies@hotmail.com>

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Sex and the city
12 November 2000 | by (LYon, France) – See all my reviews

The journey of 3 japanese girls within a merciless city. This movie has been said to be shot in a documentary style, but do not be afraid : I don't really think so. Harada proves (once more) that he's one of the directors which makes Japan the most exciting, interesting country in the movie industry. "Bounce ko-gals" deals with an exciting trip of desperate cuties. It shows the dark side of japanese girlie way of life : they have to make (soft)porns and spend some time with old dudes to survive. But can they expect something else ? The only way out seems to move overseas. One of them will try to catch a flight. Funny, electric, desperate, light, dark. This one is a must-see.


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