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2LDK (2003)

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Two actresses who have auditioned for one part, sharing the same apartment with opposite personalities equals a night which either neither of them will forget - if they survive!

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Eiko Koike ...
Nozomi
Maho Nonami ...
Rana
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Nozomi and Lana share an apartment in Tokyo. They have both auditioned for the same role in a movie, and know that the shortlist has been cut down to just the two of them. As they wait the night before finding out who will get the role, their personality clashes erupt into an all-out battle. Written by feardeathbywater

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2LDK - Zicken Terror Deluxe  »

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The film's title has two origins. Firstly in the film, the apartment where everything occurs is numbered 2LDK. Secondly in Japan it is a way of describing the apartment. The number of bedrooms, L = Living Room, D = Dining Room, K = Kitchen So therefore 2LDK. Apartment sizes start at 1R (A studio with integrated kitchen) and go up. See more »

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[Lana and Nazomi have knives in each others throats]
Lana: That feels nice.
Nozomi: We'll regret this.
Lana: What a relief.... Good luck.
Nozomi: ...You too.
[both pull their knives out]
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Interesting movie
8 November 2004 | by (Europe) – See all my reviews

A movie in the Japanese "Duel" Project, Duel project you might ask?

"Imagine, if you will, two Japanese directors who meet at a film festival, each familiar with (and appreciative of) each other's work. Then imagine a night of binge drinking that leads to the gauntlet being thrown down - a little friendly competition to see who can make the best 'Duel to the Death' film. Then throw in a few rules like 1) The script can contain no more than 2-3 characters 2) The film must be shot in seven days and on a small budget 3) the film can only take place in one setting, and most importantly 4) at least one character must die. Thus, the Duel Project was born. "

The other movie in this project is Aragmi by Ryuhei Kitamura

The movie itself is about two rival actresses sharing a stylish apartment in Tokyo. They have both auditioned for a part in a new big movie and one of them will get it. They are also fighting over a guy named Takuya.

The movie itself takes place purely in the apartment with only two actors. But it never gets boring. The acting is surprisingly solid from Eiko Koike & Maho Nonami. And camera work and directing is stylish.

The movie is now without flaws, but it's a pretty funny ironic comedy about a rivalry turned bad, very bad. And defintly an enjoyable movie experience.


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