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A simple funeral turns a man's world topsy turvy.

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SABU (as Sabu)

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SABU (as Sabu)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shin'ichi Tsutsumi ... Koichi Takagi, the salaryman
Yasuko Matsuyuki ... Yuko Kirishima, the yakuza girl
Ren Osugi ... Murai Yoshio, the colleague (as Ren Ôsugi)
Masanobu Andô ... Mitsuo Kondo, the dead man
Hideki Noda Hideki Noda ... Shingo Kamiyama, strange man of the bar
Akira Yamamoto Akira Yamamoto ... Kiichiro Hanai, boss of the yakuzas
Naomi Nishida Naomi Nishida ... Yuki Machida, Koichi's girlfriend
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yôzaburô Itô Yôzaburô Itô ... Guest at funeral
Hijiri Kojima Hijiri Kojima ... Akiko
Yutaka Matsushige ... Masaki Kubo, yakuza
Toshie Negishi ... Miyoko Kondô, Mitsuo's mother
Nao Ohmori ... Guest at Funeral (as Nao Ômori)
Kôzô Satô Kôzô Satô
Hiroshi Shimizu Hiroshi Shimizu ... TV expert on guns
Sansei Shiomi Sansei Shiomi ... Daisuke Ôshima, task force leader
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Storyline

A salaryman wakes up in a posh hotel room, totally clueless about how he got there. Slowly, he recalls what happened a day before - attending a funeral, dating but annoying his girlfriend, getting drunk in a pub and getting to know a yakuza and his beautiful mistress, having a gun in his hand and... Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

26 January 2001 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,017
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Mono

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Interesting mixture
16 June 2004 | by gayzorSee all my reviews

The room gets dark, the movie starts and after a short while I thought I knew what kind of movie I was watching. Nothing too fancy. A man awakes in a hotel room, it's Monday and he desperately tries to remember what he as did yesterday. One of those "flashback"-movies you would say, with old fashioned chapters and structure (I think that's why it was compared to a Tarantino movie). But then suddenly something unexpected happens, the movie just changes direction on and on and it's getting interesting. Genre, style and sujet and in the end the movie is an enjoyable mix of various elements, very well combined in my opinion. I'm afraid that for some people the movie might be not straight enough but if you are not completely bored of Japanese cinema I'd recommend to take a closer look on this one.


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