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The Real Body (2000)

Utsushimi (original title)
This faux-documentary follows a butoh master, a fashion designer, and a filmmaker racing against time to create art and help a young girl in love.

Director:

Sion Sono

Writer:

Sion Sono
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shinichirô Arakawa Shinichirô Arakawa ... Himself
Nobuyoshi Araki Nobuyoshi Araki ... Himself
Kazushi Fueki Kazushi Fueki ... Taxi driver
Ginji Ginji ... Coach of boxing gym
Keiko Hamaguchi Keiko Hamaguchi ... High school girl
Masato Iida Masato Iida
Yûya Ishikawa Yûya Ishikawa
Akaji Maro ... Himself
Tomoyuki Moriyama Tomoyuki Moriyama
Kana Sakurai Kana Sakurai
Yukiko Sawada Yukiko Sawada ... Girl
Masahiro Sugiyama Masahiro Sugiyama ... Taxi driver
Takuji Suzuki Takuji Suzuki ... Man of 'oden' restaurant
Makiko Tsuda Makiko Tsuda ... Woman
Ziko Uchiyama Ziko Uchiyama
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Storyline

While butoh master Akaji Maro is in rehearsal and fashion designer Shinichiro Arakawa preparing for the Paris collection, filmmaker Sion Sono begins a movie about a high school girl who falls in love... with a restaurant cook she's never even talked to. Soon the artists' works come together in a race to help the girl's love. Written by Team Sono

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

16 December 2000 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Real Body See more »

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Production Co:

Aichi Arts Center See more »
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