Sony Pictures Classics | Release Date: May 26, 2000
Summary: It's summer and nine-year old Masao (Sekiguchi) has no one to play with. He decides to go in search of the mother he has never met. Kikujiro (Takeshi), a brash, loudmouthed and irresponsible adult, agrees to accompany him on his quest. Ultimately, the two of them end up at a destination that neither of them could have imagined. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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Runtime: 121 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for a threatening incident.
Production: Bandai Visual Company
Genres: Drama, Comedy
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Home Release Date: Dec 12, 2000
Director Credit
Takeshi Kitano Director
Writer Credit
Takeshi Kitano Writer
Cast Credit
Akaji Maro Scary Man
Beat Kiyoshi Man At Bus Stop
Daigaku Sekine Yakuza Boss
Fumie Hosokawa Juggler Girl
Fuyu Ooba Hostess
Gurêto Gidayû Biker/Fatso
Hisahiko Murasawa Yakuza Henchman
Kayoko Kishimoto Kikujiro's Wife
Kazuko Yoshiyuki Masao's Grandmother
Makoto Inamiya Yakuza Henchman
Nezumi Mamura Traveling Man
Rakkyo Ide Biker/Baldy
Takeshi Kitano Kikujiro
Yûko Daike Masao's Mother
Yusuke Sekiguchi Masao
Producer Credit
Masayuki Mori Producer
Shinji Komiya Line Producer
Takio Yoshida Producer