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Neji-shiki (1998)

Not Rated | | Drama | 17 June 1998 (Japan)
It has been two years since unsuccessful cartoonist, Tsube (Asano), started to live with Kuniko (Fujitani) casually in a small apartment. They are in the depths of poverty and can no longer... See full summary »

Director:

Teruo Ishii

Writer:

Yoshiharu Tsuge
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tadanobu Asano ... Tsube
Miki Fujitani ... Kuniko
Yûko Fujimori Yûko Fujimori ... Nurse
Kazuhiko Kanayama Kazuhiko Kanayama ... Kimoto
Tsugumi Tsugumi ... Chiyoji Kobayashi
Mutsumi Fujita Mutsumi Fujita ... Woman at Yanagiya
Mika Aoba Mika Aoba ... Stripper
Kaoru Mizuki Kaoru Mizuki ... Gynecologist
Nijiko Kiyokawa Nijiko Kiyokawa ... Candy Seller
Hideo Sunazuka Hideo Sunazuka ... Station Attendant
Tetsurô Tanba ... Landlord
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Masumi Hara Masumi Hara
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It has been two years since unsuccessful cartoonist, Tsube (Asano), started to live with Kuniko (Fujitani) casually in a small apartment. They are in the depths of poverty and can no longer pay the rent. As a result, they are forced to leave the apartment. Kuniko manages to find a live-in job and starts to work at a company dormitory as a cook. On the other hand, Tsube, being in a pitiful state without a penny to his name, winds up crashing at his friend, Kimoto's (Kanayama) place known as "Taihei Apartment" where Tsube himself used to live. One day Kuniko visits Tsube at the apartment while Kimoto is out. Tsube secretly tries to steal some money from Kuniko's purse and surprisingly finds a condom instead. He starts to suspect her infidelity. He imagines Kuniko having an affair with another man while reminiscing about his experiences with her. Eventually he discovers that she has been unfaithful and tried to kill himself by overdosing on pills. He wakes up in the hospital, where, ... Written by division 1656

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

17 June 1998 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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Ishii Production See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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