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Drive (2002)

A salaryman is hijacked by bank robbers.

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SABU (as Sabu)

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Credited cast:
Shin'ichi Tsutsumi ... Asakura Kenichi
Ren Osugi ... Nishi Goro (as Ren Ôsugi)
Ko Shibasaki ... Sakai Sumire (as Kô Shibasaki)
Masanobu Andô ... Kodama Makato
Toshio Kakei
Susumu Terajima ... Arai Jyoun
Yasuko Matsuyuki ... Female singer in the punk band
Kanji Tsuda Kanji Tsuda
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Keisuke Horibe
Akemi Kobayashi Akemi Kobayashi
Akaji Maro ... Lord Kobari, ghost warrior
Suzuki Matsuo Suzuki Matsuo
Yutaka Matsushige ... Doctor
Kumi Nakamura Kumi Nakamura
Toshie Negishi ... Aunt of Kenichi Asakura
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Four robbers target a bank and have loot to get away with, stash and divide. One has the money and the other three do not, which is why a chase ensues. It is a chase alright if a car could be procured. A vehicle is found and it belongs to a plain salary-man who was not planning on being involved, but he is now. Written by aghaemi

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Arai Jyoun: Live in faith, you bastards! Wake up to wisdom and compassion, you motherfuckers!
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Low-speed car chase into the absurd
20 January 2003 | by king_fooSee all my reviews

Three bankrobbers chasing the fourth man who has obviously run off with the loot. One man with a headache and a compulsion for traffic rules. They meet, they drive. But first they'll have to wait for a green light. At first this movie starts out as sort of a light comedy, but towards the end sabu twists it into something more serious, using many characters from the spirit world to punish those who let themselves be driven by greed, and reward the pure of heart. This is the second sabu film I have seen(first being Monday) and it meets all my expectations. Although not quite as cynical as Monday, it still delivers good humour and a solid moral. And if you have the chance to see this, it's well worth your money. It's a pity, though, that sabu movies tend to be hard to get for the home user(I live in Northern Europe, don't know how easy you have it in the States), but keep an eye out for it at film festivals.


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24 August 2002 (Japan) See more »

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