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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 ... See full summary »

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Kenji
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Death / Jean
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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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Anouk
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Air France Airport Clerk
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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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Kenji: I had a very strange dream this morning.
Fabrizio: Really?
Kenji: A woman was chasing a guy in Baghdad.
Fabrizio: Sounds fun.
Kenji: But I saw them again. I mean, in real life.
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Death ought to be more exciting
14 January 2003 | by (Malmo, Sweden) – See all my reviews

It's about death, this movie, and the struggle to find meaning to one's life, when having only a few hours to do it. Big subjects, indeed, worthy of a great artist - needing one, really. Writer/director Chin doesn't suffice.

The film plays with classic themes, related to this topic - such as the chess game with the reaper in Bergman's 'Seventh Seal'. Bergman's knight loses the game, but wins the lives of those he has learned to hold dear. In this movie, nothing is gained, and so one wonders: is anything at all lost?

There's an interesting atmosphere in the film, sort of an arty New York setting through an immigrant's eyes, but neither that nor anything else is really followed through. What must be meant to have some profound undercurrent, remains just surface - and a quickly sketched surface, at that. It would have been better to make this film a pure comedy.


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