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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 ... 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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Just PERFECT!!!
29 April 1999 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I really don't know what to say about this movie besides that it's a MUST SEE(!!!). I saw it at the international filmfestival in Rotterdam ( The Netherlands) and I thought I was going to kill myself laughing. This movie is based on a Japanese comic and really looks like one too. Katsuhiro ripped off a lot of movies especially David Lynch's 'Wild at Heart' but it doesn't matter because it isn't the story that makes this film a delight it's the humor and great visual look this movie has.

To quote the director just before the movie began:"This isn't a Japanese artifact or something, just watch the idiots on the screen."

JUST SEE IT!!!


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