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The Real Body (2000)

Utsushimi (original title)
This faux-documentary follows a butoh master, a fashion designer, and a filmmaker racing against time to create art and help a young girl in love.

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Credited cast:
Shinichirô Arakawa ...
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Nobuyoshi Araki ...
Himself
Kazushi Fueki ...
Taxi driver
Ginji ...
Coach of boxing gym
Keiko Hamaguchi ...
High school girl
Masato Iida
Yûya Ishikawa
Akaji Maro ...
Himself
Tomoyuki Moriyama
Kana Sakurai
Yukiko Sawada ...
Girl
Masahiro Sugiyama ...
Taxi driver
Takuji Suzuki ...
Man of 'oden' restaurant
Makiko Tsuda ...
Woman
Ziko Uchiyama
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While butoh master Akaji Maro is in rehearsal and fashion designer Shinichiro Arakawa preparing for the Paris collection, filmmaker Sion Sono begins a movie about a high school girl who falls in love... with a restaurant cook she's never even talked to. Soon the artists' works come together in a race to help the girl's love. Written by Team Sono

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