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The Room (1993)

Heya (original title)
A quiet killer is looking for a room. The real state agent, shy and expressionless, guides him through Tokyo, towards the ruins the decadent economy has left behind, in hopes of finding The Room.

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Sion Sono

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Sion Sono
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Akaji Maro
Yoriko Dôguchi
Shirô Sano
Sayoko Takahashi Sayoko Takahashi
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A quiet killer is looking for a room. The real state agent, shy and expressionless, guides him through all the rooms she can find in Tokyo, but none of these satisfy the killer's request for peace and silence. The real state agent, without any emotion, leads the poetic, soft-spoken killer towards the ruined districts the decadent economy left behind in the outskirts of Tokyo, in hopes of finding The Room. Written by Team Sono

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Language:

Japanese

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November 1993 (Sweden) See more »

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