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Rating:No Rating
Genre:Comedy, Drama
Release Date:September 2, 2005
Running time:112 minutes
Cast:Takeshi Kitano, Kotomi Kyôno, Kayoko Kishimoto, Ren Ôsugi, Susumu Terajima
Director:Takeshi Kitano
Producer:Masayuki Mori, Takio Yoshida
Writer:Takeshi Kitano
Distributor:Bandai Visual Company

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Description: In the latest film by Japanese television comic-turned-cinema auteur Takeshi Kitano, a soft-spoken convenience store cashier named Takeshi Kitano finds his fate inexplicably intertwined with that of ubiquitous Japanese showbiz star Takeshi Beat Kitano. At times running parallel and at other times unexpectedly intersecting, the radically different lives of the shy everyman Kitano and superstar celebrity Kitano slowly begin to gel into a surreal fantasy of fame as the convenience store clerk and aspiring actor loses himself to fantasies of becoming his famous look-alike. When the unstable fan purchases a variety of handguns under the guise of preparing for an upcoming role, his obsession with the television and film star threatens to erupt into violence.~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide

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