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Bounce Ko Gals (1997)
"Baunsu ko gaurusu" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  18 October 1997 (Japan)
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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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A great "youth" movie...
10 June 1999 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

The video I rented made the film appear to be a goofy "pink" film but this film is much better than that. It's sort of a japanese cross between "Kids" and "Midnight Cowboy". The relationships between the girls and the way they deal with life is really fascinating. Also interesting is the whole examination of the dynamic between "Kogals" ("high"-gals as in High school) and Hentai ("perverts"). It's shot in "verite" style and at times almost has the look of a documentary.


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