- 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)… Expand
- Director: Takeshi Kitano
- Genre(s): Drama, Comedy
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Jul 14, 2011This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. What kind of critics reviewed this film...It's absolutely amazing, with a charming flow and a completely incredible soundtrack by the master Joe Hisaishi.
The critics reviewed with a 44...this is not American Pie...believe me it's one of the best films I've ever seen...completely hilarious and dramatic fifty-fifty.
The best of Kitano...he returned to childhood and amazed their fans!… Expand
JamesMDec 11, 2005Takeshi Kitano, one of the worlds greatest direcotrs, made this amazing film to almost no critical attention. How this is possible I have no idea. This was a magnificent, funny, moving, incredible film that is perfect for when you're feeling down. 10/10… Collapse