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Map of the Sounds of Tokyo (2009)

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A dramatic thriller that centers on a fish-market employee who doubles as a contract killer.

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A dramatic thriller that centers on a fish-market employee who doubles as a contract killer.

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Drama | Thriller

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28 August 2009 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Carte des sons de Tokyo  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Isabel Coixet claims that she came up with the idea of Rinko Kikuchi's character while promoting The Secret Life of Words (2005) in Tokyo. Coixet was taking pictures during a walk through the city. She arrived at a fish market and tried to take one of a girl who was cleaning fish. The girl refused to get photographed, so Coixet started imagining possible reasons for that refusal. See more »

Goofs

After David joins Ryu at the Love Hotel after cutting his hand, Rinko Kikuchi (Ryu) is laying on a couch. Her shoulder is covered in the two close ups but largely uncovered after the cut where the camera is further from her. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the final credits there's a short scene with the mysterious plant person in the subway tunnel. See more »

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Referenced in Stockholms 20th International Film Festival (2009) See more »

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Enjoy the Silence
Performed by Sergi López
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29 August 2013 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

it is a kind of song. not very inspired, with to much ambitions but seductive only for the performance of Min Tanaka.a film about love, life and searches. its sin - desire to present all. usual good intentions, the need to impress. so, different pieces from different puzzles are mixed in a game almost without rules. poetry and sex, revenge and nostalgic crumbs, Japanese ingredients and American indie.memories from many other movies about same subject. that is all. the work of director, the fragile force of Rinko Kikuchi are admirable but not adapted to theme. and Sergi Lopez is the worst option. than - fake dialogs who must create special atmosphere but sounds as old sticks on marble floor.a web. improvised.


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