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Ley Lines (1999)

Nihon kuroshakai (original title)
A group of Chinese youths living in Japan struggle to make their way in life and eventually find trouble with the local crime syndicate.

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Ryuichi
Tomorowo Taguchi ...
Chan
Dan Li ...
Anita / Chinese prostitute
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Wong
Michisuke Kashiwaya ...
Shunrei
Samuel Pop Aning ...
Barbie
Shô Aikawa ...
Ikeda
Far-Long Oh ...
Anita's Pimp
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Takeshi Caesar
Yukie Itou
Yôzaburô Itô ...
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Ryûshi Mizukami
Shun Sugata ...
Cop
Kôji Tsukamoto ...
Passport Official
Tetsu Watanabe
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A group of Chinese youths living in Japan struggle to make their way in life and eventually find trouble with the local crime syndicate.

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Youths struggling in Japan
13 August 2001 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Ley Lines (the English title of Japan Triad Society) is the third part of Miike's Triad Society Trilogy but it (and the other parts) can be seen out of order as they contain no recurring characters or storylines. A funny, sad film about bored small town delinquents travelling to Tokyo and being outclassed by the big city criminals. Beautiful camerawork.


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