Stylish road movie in which a kidnapped youth becomes friends with his abductors.

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Credited cast:
Daijiro Kawaoka ...
Usami
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Yokohama
Takeo Noro ...
Chiba
Ryo Shinmyo ...
Kobe
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Happy
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A university student is kidnapped by young men in a car. No ransom is asked as the men are just bored roving thugs who have nothing better to do nor do they have any specific mission or purpose. Fasinated by the men's close bonds, the abused student slowly turns from victim to accomplice. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Simple But Nice Road Movie

According to the director, this movie is based on his own life story. However, I personally doubt it. In this movie, his character is actually someone who acts like a leader of a group of three. One day, they decide to kidnap a young man, just out of the blue.

The story then revolves around these four people. They go to supermarket to steal, go to arcade, and finally go to the beach. The incidents that happen to them are told in a documentary style and they look like unconnected fragments. But somehow the story flows quite nicely.

There is not much action in this movie, but somehow it is nice, a simple but nice road movie.


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