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1,685 Ratings


Kikujirô no natsu

Directed by Takeshi Kitano
Japan, 1999
Comedy, Drama


Brash, loudmouthed and opportunistic, Kikujiro (Takeshi Kitano) hardly seems the ideal companion for little Masao who is determined to travel long distances to see the mother he has never met… When his wife gives him 50,000 yen to travel with Masao, the journey begins.

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Kikujiro Directed by Takeshi Kitano

Awards & Festivals

Valladolid International Film Festival

1999 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

Awards of the Japanese Academy

2000 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actress

2000 | Nominee: Best Film

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