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Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl (1998)

Samehada otoko to momojiri onna (original title)
In dreamlike mountain scenery, Toshiko makes a daring escape from her sexually warped Uncle Sonezaki. Fortunately, she met Samehada as she runs for her life, which is also escaping from ... See full summary »

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Kuroo Samehada
Ittoku Kishibe ...
Tanuki
Sie Kohinata ...
Toshiko Momojiri
Kimie Shingyôji ...
Mitsuko Fukuda
Susumu Terajima ...
Sawada
Shingo Tsurumi ...
Mitsuru Fukuda
Daigaku Sekine ...
Sakaguchi
Kô Takasugi ...
Sorimachi
Shingoro Yamada ...
Taniguchi
Hitoshi Kiyokawa ...
Maruo
Yôji Tanaka ...
Asahina (as Boba)
Keisuke Horibe ...
Inuzuka
Yoshiyuki Morishita ...
Hidari
Kanji Tsuda ...
Fukazume
Yôhachi Shimada ...
Michio Sonezaki
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In dreamlike mountain scenery, Toshiko makes a daring escape from her sexually warped Uncle Sonezaki. Fortunately, she met Samehada as she runs for her life, which is also escaping from some slayers. What follows is a wild chase that leads the audience into a comically violent world. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Rated R for violence, sexuality and brief language | See all certifications »

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6 February 1999 (Japan)  »

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Lovely!!
19 June 2002 | by (vancouver BC) – See all my reviews

Like a Japanese answer to Snatch, this film is EXCELLENT! Well crafted, shot, acted and developed, simply a delight of a ride to be on. The development from sequence to sequence is a model of solid storytelling without cheese gimmicks or overt style. The reveals, character turns and incident occasions are masterfully handled. Simply delightful!


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