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Tetsuo: The Bullet Man -- When his son is run down by a motorist, a father's rage transforms him into a strange, metallic monster.
Tetsuo: The Bullet Man -- In this cult sci-fi fantasy, a quiet father transforms into a hulking metal killing machine to get revenge for the murder of his son.

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Director:
Writers:
Shin'ya Tsukamoto (screenplay) &
Hisakatsu Kuroki (screenplay)
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Release Date:
2010 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Losing his son Tom in a hit and run triggers violent emotions in Anthony, whose body begins to transform. When the driver who killed Tom reappears, Anthony mutates into a mass of metal - a human weapon fuelled by an uncontrollable rage. | Add synopsis »
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Frantic New Trailer for Director Shinya Tsukamoto’s Kotoko
 (From Beyond Hollywood. 18 January 2012, 7:09 AM, PST)

Exclusive! Third Window Films Takes Tsukamoto's Kotoko In The UK
 (From Twitch. 21 December 2011, 1:00 AM, PST)

Vital (Personal Favorites) Review
 (From Twitch. 13 October 2011, 5:28 AM, PDT)

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Cast

  (in credits order)

Eric Bossick ... Anthony
Akiko Monô ... Yuriko
Yûko Nakamura ... Mitsue
Stephen Sarrazin ... Ride
Tiger Charlie Gerhardt ... Tom
Prakhar Jain ... Elliott

Shin'ya Tsukamoto ... The Guy
Michael Duncan ... Soldier 1

Mike Duncan ... Soldier 1 (as Michael Duncan)
Alan Koji ... Soldier 2
Sou Fujita ... Soldier 3
Markus Wambsganss ... Soldier 4
Hajime Izuki ... Soldier 5
Dwayne Lawler ... Commander
Aldo La Riviere ... Anthony - baby
Yutaka Mishima ... Delivery Man 1
Getto ... Delivery Man 2
Masaki Kurusu ... Delivery Man 3
Shin'ichi Kawahara ... Delivery Man 4
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tomorowo Taguchi ... Teeth Brushing Man
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Directed by
Shin'ya Tsukamoto 
 
Writing credits
Shin'ya Tsukamoto (screenplay) &
Hisakatsu Kuroki (screenplay)

Produced by
Shin'ichi Kawahara .... producer
Masayuki Tanishima .... producer
Shin'ya Tsukamoto .... producer
 
Original Music by
Chu Ishikawa 
 
Cinematography by
Satoshi Hayashi 
Takayuki Shida 
Shin'ya Tsukamoto 
 
Film Editing by
Yuji Ambe 
Shin'ya Tsukamoto 
 
Production Design by
Shin'ya Tsukamoto 
 
Costume Design by
Mari Sakurai (costumes)
 
Sound Department
Hirokazu Kato .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Shin'ya Tsukamoto .... gaffer
 
Other crew
Paulette Waltz .... dialogue coach
 
Thanks
Raymond Doan .... special thanks
 

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71 min
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The only "Tetsuo" film in which male genitalia isn't shown.See more »
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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Action Horror, 20 September 2011
Author: Paul Celano (chelano) from Howell, MI USA

OK it seems that Shinya Tsukamoto decided to update his series even more to modern times and also put himself in the movie again. I guess you could say this was a revamp of the first, but a different story. But here is the thing. When he made a classic, he was limited to what he could use making him use his brain. Using todays technology could sometimes screws up a great thing. I am not saying this is a bad film though. Some good things about it was the nice grim colors to give it a creepier feel and the story was not confusing. But becoming the bullet man in this film was way over the top and it got to the point where it was really crazy; then calm. Yes it ended calm which was strange. Eric Bossick was a pretty decent actor and the only one I really cared about. He would make an excellent superhero. In fact this was not so much horror as it was action. A couple bad things. The story was a bit over the top and the voices were really hard to understand at points. Other than that, it was a decent film.

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