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She's Just a Shadow (2019)

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A beautiful Japanese madam and her ladies. A deranged, drug-addled Tokyo gangster and his crew. A sadistic serial killer on the loose. The intersection of these stories, and the interior ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tao Okamoto ... Irene
Haruka Abe ... Tanya
Kihiro Kihiro ... Gaven
Kentez Asaka ... Red Hot
Mercedes Maxwell ... Beth
Marcus Johnson Marcus Johnson ... Knockout
Haruna Ayane Haruna Ayane ... Jenny
Mickey Curtis Mickey Curtis ... Doctor Fowler
Noriko Arai Noriko Arai ... Nancy
Rajia Baroudi Rajia Baroudi ... Nancy (voice)
Ichi Omiya Ichi Omiya ... Officer Dudley
Marissa Marissa ... Erika
Nana Ninomiya Nana Ninomiya ... Betsy
Makato Takeuchi Makato Takeuchi ... Teenage Girl
Parker Ishigami Parker Ishigami ... Homeless Boy
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A beautiful Japanese madam and her ladies. A deranged, drug-addled Tokyo gangster and his crew. A sadistic serial killer on the loose. The intersection of these stories, and the interior world of the characters, plays out against a dreamlike backdrop of ultraviolence and orgiastic sex, as everyone tries futilely to rewrite their futures and cheat death. A modern, dreamlike take on the gangster genre, She's Just a Shadow is the action-packed story of a matriarchal crime family engaged in a vicious gang war. A deranged killer is leaving his victims on railroad tracks all over Tokyo, and the only thing more dangerous than him is the vicious love triangle within the family itself.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 2019 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan

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Nudity & violence....
9 September 2019 | by srpntSee all my reviews

....what's not to like?

The film has a Tarantino-esq quality. It is well shot and well directed. The editing has a mildly artistic quality without being annoying. The acting is realist which lends a good gritty feel under all the polish.

Definitely worth watching.


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