2 wins & 2 nominations.
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A dramatic thriller that centers on a fish-market employee who doubles as a contract killer.
Did You Know?
claims that she came up with the idea of Rinko Kikuchi
's character while promoting The Secret Life of Words
(2005) in Tokyo. Coixet was taking pictures during a walk through the city. She arrived at a fish market and tried to take one of a girl who was cleaning fish. The girl refused to get photographed, so Coixet started imagining possible reasons for that refusal. See more
After David joins Ryu at the Love Hotel after cutting his hand, Rinko Kikuchi (Ryu) is laying on a couch. Her shoulder is covered in the two close ups but largely uncovered after the cut where the camera is further from her. See more
After the final credits there's a short scene with the mysterious plant person in the subway tunnel. See more
By Albert Aromir
Performed by Bedroom See more
28 August 2009 (Spain)
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Also Known As:
Carte des sons de Tokyo
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Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $3,159,683
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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