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69 (2004)

A group of rebellious teenagers cause mischief and disorder in a 1969 Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan as a result of tensions from their school and a US military base.

Director:

Sang-il Lee

Writers:

Ryû Murakami (novel), Kankurô Kudô (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Satoshi Tsumabuki ... Kenichi Yazaki
Masanobu Andô ... Tadashi "Adama" Yamada
Yûta Kanai ... Manabu Iwase
Asami Mizukawa Asami Mizukawa ... Mie Nagayama
Rina Ohta Rina Ohta ... Kazuko "Lady Jane" Matsui
Yôko Mitsuya Yôko Mitsuya ... Yumi Sato
Hirofumi Arai ... Bancho
Hideko Hara Hideko Hara ... Kenichi's mother
Ittoku Kishibe Ittoku Kishibe ... Matsunaga sensei
Jun Kunimura ... Sasaki
Kyôhei Shibata Kyôhei Shibata ... Kenichi's father
Kenny Scott Kenny Scott ... Military Officer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Noriko Eguchi Noriko Eguchi
Tasuku Emoto Tasuku Emoto ... Tatsuo Masugaki
Gen Hoshino ... Yuzuru Nakamura
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A group of rebellious teenagers cause mischief and disorder in a 1969 Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan as a result of tensions from their school and a US military base.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

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"Japanese Pie"
1 February 2009 | by drazen-nSee all my reviews

This movie is set in Japan in year 1969. and it shows a group of teenage boys whose main obsessions are beautiful girls and rock and roll. Under the new wave of freedom and liberty in those years, they want to organize a school festival like the ones in America and in the same time in protest to the Vietnamese war. The main characters are Yazaki and Adama, both mischievous and trouble-makers. Adama falls in love with "Lady Jane", a beautiful girl by the name of Kazuko Matsui and he wants to impress her as the leader of the group that's organizing the festival. The movie is fun, but I wouldn't really recommend it unless you've watched other Japanese movies before and if you're not into their inside jokes and sense of humor, because otherwise you won't find the movie really that fun.


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