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Umizaru (2004)

 |  Action, Drama  |  12 June 2004 (Japan)
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Daisuke Senzaki has been selected to go through training to become a rescue diver within the Japan Coast Guard Special Rescue Team. At the side of the grueling training he finds love in the local girl Kanna.

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Daisuke Senzaki has been selected to go through training to become a rescue diver within the Japan Coast Guard Special Rescue Team. At the side of the grueling training he finds love in the local girl Kanna.

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In the final pool test, Hajime Kudo (Atsushi Ito) breaks the handle of the 20kg weight while lifting it out of the pool. In the next scene, that very same weight is shown with it's handle still intact. See more »

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Followed by Umizaru 3: The Last Message (2010) See more »

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Journey!
3 October 2005 | by (cincinnati) – See all my reviews

And by Journey I mean the band. Yes this movie about Coast Guard divers plays Journey's hit "Open Arms" 3 times! If that weren't enough amazement, the score for this film is literally the same song for EVERY scene. I could hum along about 30 minutes into the film every time the score kicked in. Those were my observations. It was so funny and annoying that it kind of took away from the seriousness of the film and made me enjoy it less. It's not a bad film, and I would even say that it is worth seeing but I wouldn't go to any lengths to seek it out (as it is not available in the US yet). As I have read, it has been turned into a TV show in Japan and that makes sense because the whole 120 minutes seemed like a pilot for TV show.


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