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Big Bang Love, Juvenile A (2006)
"46-okunen no koi" (original title)

Unrated  |   |  Drama, Fantasy  |  26 August 2006 (Japan)
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A visually stylish tale of two male prisoners bonded by emotion, love and murder.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ryûhei Matsuda ...
Jun Ariyoshi
Masanobu Andô ...
Shiro Kazuki
Shunsuke Kubozuka ...
Sumio Yukimura
Kiyohiko Shibukawa ...
Makoto Tsuchiya
Jo Kanamori
Ken'ichi Endô
Renji Ishibashi
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Warden Tsuchiya
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Shirô Kazuki
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Prisoner 'A'
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Deranged Prisoner
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An unknown future. A boy confesses to the murder of another in an all-boy juvenile detention facility. More an exercise in style than storytelling, the story follows two detectives trying to uncover the case. Homosexual tension and explosive violence drives the story which delivers some weird and fascinating visuals. Written by Svend Snedker

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26 August 2006 (Japan)  »

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Big Bang Love, Juvenile A  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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!!!!!Brilliant!!!!!
7 May 2007 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This movie was shown within the gay film- week in my town and I must say, that I now have to widen my film horizon further. This film got everything: A great story, good motives, brilliant colors, great powerful actors and an awful lot of brilliant stylistic ideas. The story of Jun and Shiro two murderers, who meet in prison is not only told through words but through metaphors and pictures as well. Bit by bit and picture by picture you follow the development of their relationship and grow to understand it and them. For me it was a new experience of how stories can be told. Brutal in its realism and beautiful in its way of being told! I can do nothing more than highly recommend this movie to you.


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