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Cold Fish (2010)
"Tsumetai nettaigyo" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama | Horror  -  6 July 2011 (USA)
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Credited cast:
Mitsuru Fukikoshi ...
Nobuyuki Syamoto
Denden ...
Yukio Murata
Asuka Kurosawa ...
Aiko Murata
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Taeko Syamoto
Hikari Kajiwara ...
Mitsuko Syamoto
Tetsu Watanabe ...
Takayasu TsuTsui
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Makoto Ashikawa
Lorena Kotô
Masaki Miura
Jyonmyon Pe ...
(as Jonmyon Pe)
Suwaru Ryû
Masahiko Sakata
Tarô Suwa
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When Syamoto's teenage daughter is caught stealing, a generous middle-aged man helps resolve the situation. The man and his wife offer to have Syamoto's troublesome daughter work at their fish store. Syamoto soon discovers the horrific truth of the seemingly perfect couple. Written by Anonymous

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This movie was "inspired by true events" known as the "Saitama serial murders of dog lovers"; the convicted killers in the real-life case are Gen Sekine (b. January 2, 1942) and his ex-wife Hiroko Kazama (b. February 19, 1957). See more »

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When Murata and Aiko strangles the driver at Tsutsui's place, the rope is loose on the driver's neck. See more »

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Aiko Murata: You scared the shit out of them! It should be okay. If things go wrong, we'll just make them invisible.
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Followed by Guilty of Romance (2011) See more »

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Symphony No. 1 In D Major
Written by Gustav Mahler
Performed by Polish National Symphony Orchestra
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Bite size. No larger than chicken nuggets.
23 March 2012 | by (Leesburg, FL) – See all my reviews

Nobuyuki Syamoto (Mitsuru Fukikoshi) muddles though life with a new wife, a daughter who shoplifts, and a crummy little fish store. He is destined for nothing but boredom and stargazing.

He comes into contact with Yukio Murata (Denden), who is a gregarious individual with a fish supermarket staffed by buxom and scantily clad girls. He takes Syamoto under his wing and introduces him to his hobby

  • killing people.




This is a black comedy that never bores and has some really good scenes. In one the family of a missing man comes in with their Yakuza buddies. While Yukio is putting on a show, his wife is in the next room with Syamoto's daughter in the process of seducing her. The camera goes back and forth elevating the comedy until they send the family packing.

The transformation of Syamoto occurs suddenly, and ferociously, with jaw dropping action in the end. The level of blood and gore rises to new heights and it gets so bizarre that you can't take your eyes away.


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