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Release Date: May 26, 2000Running Time: 116 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG 13Box Office: $198,238.00
Genre: Comedy, Drama

Takeshi Kitano
Yusuke Sekiguchi
Kayoko Kishimoto
Kazuko Yoshiyuki

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It's summer and nine-year-old Masao has no one to play with. With soccer practice suspended and his friends away at the beach, living alone with his grandmother seems even less fun. By chance, Masao discovers the address and photo of the mother he has never met. But with little money and even less sense of direction, he needs help. A friend of his grandmother volunteers her husband, Kikujiro, to accompany the boy on his quest. Kikujiro hardly seems an ideal companion for anyone, let alone for a boy as sensitive as the sullen Masao. Brash, loud-mouthed and always on the lookout for easy money, the irresponsible Kikujiro doesn't even appear to be overly fond of children. The first stop for the... Full Summary >>