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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 »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Ruined mostly by the shaky camera See more (14 total) »

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

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)
 
Production Management
Kaori Saitô .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Hirokazu Kato .... sound
Masaya Kitada .... sound effects
 
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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Trivia:
The only "Tetsuo" film in which male genitalia isn't shown.See more »
Movie Connections:
Follows Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989)See more »
Soundtrack:
The Theme for Tetsuo the Bullet ManSee more »

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1 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Ruined mostly by the shaky camera, 11 October 2013
Author: Bossa Nova from The companion galaxy just below Andromeda

Unfortunately there is almost nothing good to say about this film.

The camera is so shaky that it's hard to recognize things in the picture. If watched on a big cinema screen, it would have made me vomit.

Dialogs are mostly pathetic and acting is very poor, many times over the top. At times it's even difficult to understand what they are saying, because of the strong (bad) accent.

Many scenes are tediously long, dark and the "music" is too loud.

I really tried to like this film, but I couldn't.

I think it's good, when directors try to be daring, but some seem to forget that they are not making a film for themselves, but they want it to be viewed by others. If so, maybe it's not wrong to try to make a film watchable (visually pleasant) as well.

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Some of the shakiest, dankest, crappiest visuals I've ever seen elisickel
What was the film shot on and what lenses did he use? madangel90
Addicted, re-watching mujica-alex
when is this coming out on dvd... in the usa Killingforcompany
On the bright side... rainmirror
French review Niko06
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