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A quirky young woman who loves antiques embarks on risky adventures and business endeavors with her eccentric friends, trying to score a unique item that will finally be worth a huge profit... See full summary »

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Satoshi Miki

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Satoshi Miki (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Kumiko Asô ... Haname Jinchoge
Morio Kazama Morio Kazama ... Light bulb
Ryo Kase ... Gas (as Ryô Kase)
Keiko Matsuzaka Keiko Matsuzaka ... Midori Jinchoge
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shôko Aida Shôko Aida ... Wakako Iiyama
Eri Fuse ... Sen Ichinose
Yûko Genkaku Yûko Genkaku
Ryô Iwamatsu Ryô Iwamatsu ... Kamesaka
Kankurô Kudô ... Detective Sawaragi
Shunsuke Matsuoka Shunsuke Matsuoka ... Futa Amayo
Yutaka Matsushige ... Kawabata
Yoshiyuki Morishita Yoshiyuki Morishita ... Otani
Toshifumi Muramatsu Toshifumi Muramatsu ... Higashi
Yôichi Nukumizu Yôichi Nukumizu ... Salary man
Takashi Sasano Takashi Sasano ... Nishiohtachime
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A quirky young woman who loves antiques embarks on risky adventures and business endeavors with her eccentric friends, trying to score a unique item that will finally be worth a huge profit after her sacrificed savings to open her own shop. Written by missraze

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Release Date:

23 May 2009 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Instant Swamp See more »

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Japan

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Dolby Digital

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Mix of different events while following the main plot, but blended in a way where it's enjoyable to watch
14 May 2011 | by KineticSeoulSee all my reviews

Haname Jinchoge(Kumiko Aso) is a woman that doesn't believe in anything spiritual or superstitious stuff, in another words she is a realist. And yet she sort of believes in curses because of her bad luck and she works for the cosmopolitan women's magazine. Soon she goes in search for someone from her past and than the real meat of the story kicks in. The dialogue in this is exchanged between characters very quickly and overall it's a fast paced movie. The mannerisms of the characters are slightly awkward but it isn't really anything new, if you seen a lot of Japanese movie and in this it doesn't go over the top with it. And yet it sort of reminded me of "Adrift in Tokyo" which is a film made by the same director because of the way the characters act. Some of the events seem random at times but it's still innovative and sort of refreshing to some degree. The characters in this is also likable and memorable, especially Light Bulb(Morio Kazama)for the most part and Haname Jinchoge(Kumiko Aso). The bonding element is done very well while revolving around antique shops. I personally liked "Adrift in Tokyo" a bit better but this one is enjoyable as well.

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