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Too Tired to Die (1998)

Keith is a Japanese twenty-something who is followed by Death in various disguises. When he finally faces her, Death tells him that he has only 12 hours to live and he needs to make the ... See full summary »

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Kenji
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Balzac Man
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John Sage
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Black Soldier
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Lulu
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Fortune Teller 1 & 2
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Waitress
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Keith is a Japanese twenty-something who is followed by Death in various disguises. When he finally faces her, Death tells him that he has only 12 hours to live and he needs to make the most of it. Written by Anonymous

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8 August 1998 (Japan)  »

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Der Tod kann nicht warten  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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White Soldier: You okay, madame?
Death: Me?
White Soldier: Something bothering you?
Death: You know why I like young people?
White Soldier: Because they're young?
Death: Because it's such a challenge. There's such a strong will to resist me. I mean some of them pretend I don't even exist for them. So I wait patiently for time to pass. Usually they give in and embrace me.
White Soldier: Unless there's a war or a plague or something.
Death: Exactly. Still I feel heartbroken taking away the young ones. I mean, they make such beautiful plans for their lives you know? They're always ...
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interesting moments don't add up...
14 November 1998 | by (salt lake city) – See all my reviews

A film with a really interesting premise and obviously some provocative ideas behind it. Unfortunately it goes nowhere from there and particularly towards the end becomes tiresome and violent.

The best part of the film is by far the character of Death played by Mira Sorvino.


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