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Gachi bôi (2008)

A comedy about a wrestler struggling with memory lapse.

Director:

Norihiro Koizumi

Writers:

Ryûta Hôrai (original story), Seishi Nishida (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ryûta Satô ... Ryoichi Igarashi
Saeko Saeko ... Asako Asaoka
Osamu Mukai ... Chihiro Okudera
Riisa Naka ... Akane Igarashi
Daisuke Miyagawa ... Yoshinobu Kimijima
Shigeru Izumiya Shigeru Izumiya ... Tsuneo Igarashi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daijiro Kawaoka Daijiro Kawaoka ... Masaki Sada
Ryû Nakatani Ryû Nakatani
Seishi Nishida Seishi Nishida
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A comedy about a wrestler struggling with memory lapse.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

1 March 2008 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Wrestling with a Memory See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Good film!
27 September 2008 | by vaibhavrocksSee all my reviews

I had heard about this film, so I had lot of expectations from this one. Though the film starts off a bit Napoleon Dynamite-ish, later it delves into Memento territory (or 50 First Dates to be precise) of memory lapse.

Without giving the story away, I would like to say that if you like living your dream, coming-of-age/high school films you'll like this - but Gachi Boy is much more than that! The wrestling sequences, the "fight-amins", the camaraderie between the characters is great. And so is the song during the end titles! Awesome performances by everyone! Highly recommended!


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