Sayoko, a young woman, meets Goh and his older gay lover Tochi Read More »
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Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t AKA Shiko funjatta (1992) Masayuki Suo, Masahiro Motoki, Misa Shimizu, Naoto Takenaka
Yet another tradition in the tradition of “ragtag misfits” in Japanese comedy…Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t tells the story of a university sumo club in Japan. Read More »
White-collar worker Yamashita finds out that his wife has a lover visiting her when he’s away, suddenly returns home and kills her. After eight years in prison, he returns to live in a small village, opens a barber shop (he was trained as a barber in prison) and talks almost to no-one except for the eel he “befriended” in prison. One day he finds the unconscious body of Keiko, who attempted suicide and reminds him of his wife. She starts to work at his shop, but he doesn’t let her become close to him.
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