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Messengers (1999)

Naomi Shimizu is a young career woman working for Enrico Dandolo, an Italian fashion house. That is until one day the company declares bankruptcy. Accustomed to living in luxury she tries ... See full summary »

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Yasuo Baba
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Naoko Iijima Naoko Iijima ... Naomi Shimizu
Tsuyoshi Kusanagi Tsuyoshi Kusanagi ... Hironori Suzuki
Hiroyuki Yabe Hiroyuki Yabe ... Shigekazu Yokota
Kotomi Kyôno Kotomi Kyôno ... Yumiko Abe
Tetsuya Bessho Tetsuya Bessho ... Hiroshi Okano
Shigemitsu Ogi Shigemitsu Ogi ... Yoshihisa Ota
Shinsuke Kyo Shinsuke Kyo ... Takayuki Hoaokawa
Shinsuke Aoki Shinsuke Aoki ... Noriyuki Hattori
Yûko Itô Yûko Itô ... Mamiko Maekawa
Yûzô Kayama ... Makoto Shimano
Tatsuyoshi Ehara Tatsuyoshi Ehara ... Bartender
Yoshiharu Takeda Yoshiharu Takeda
Kazuma Takezawa Kazuma Takezawa
Katsuhiro Nagano Katsuhiro Nagano
Mitsuo Togioka Mitsuo Togioka
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Naomi Shimizu is a young career woman working for Enrico Dandolo, an Italian fashion house. That is until one day the company declares bankruptcy. Accustomed to living in luxury she tries to make a run for it with the last remaining company asset, a red Alpha Romeo sports car. Unfortunately she recklessly collides with an bicycle messenger. Lacking any funds to pay for a settlement, she end up having to work as a bicycle messenger. Written by Sesam

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It's nice when a movie can bring a smile to your face.
23 August 2003 | by celticaSee all my reviews

This is an absolutely delightful film. Throw a cute young lady from the glamorous world of high-fashion into the sweaty world of bicycle messengers, then add a pleasant blend of humor and action and a rivalry with motorcycle messengers, and this movie will bring a smile to your face. Her first day on the job is hilarious, and I even enjoyed the music video at the end of the film. (This review is in regard to the vcd version with English subtitles.) A truly perfect movie and another gem from Fuji TV.


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