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Hakuchi: The Innocent (1999)

Hakuchi (original title)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tadanobu Asano ... Isawa
Miyako Koda Miyako Koda ... Sayo
Reika Hashimoto Reika Hashimoto ... Ginga
Masao Kusakari Masao Kusakari ... Kogarashi
Shunji Fujimura ... The tailor
Kyôko Enami Kyôko Enami ... The tailor's wife
Yoshihiko Harada Yoshihiko Harada ... Ochiai
Anji Anji ... Aki
Shunsuke Matsuoka Shunsuke Matsuoka ... Yoshida
Miyuki Ono Miyuki Ono ... Utugi
Munehisa Sakurada Munehisa Sakurada ... Matsukichi
Kaori Kawamura Kaori Kawamura ... Make-up artist
Masumi Okada Masumi Okada ... Head manager
Yasutaka Tsutsui Yasutaka Tsutsui ... Hensei-buchou
Makoto Naitô Makoto Naitô ... Hensei-fukubuchou
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Isolation
6 April 2000 | by edward_tanSee all my reviews

I think that many movies coming out from Japan deal with the topic of isolation and this is just one of the examples. Told from the perspective of an individual whose view of film runs contrary to his day job, this film uses an unknown time and an unknown war as a backdrop. The plot weaves through the many characters he meets - his colleagues, bosses and neighbours. It has several surreal moments especially at the end. There are also parts which I have absolutely no idea what's going on. But that's what makes it interesting.


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Japanese

Release Date:

13 June 2001 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Hakuchi, l'idiote See more »

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Tezuka Productions See more »
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