Filmmaker Ryosuke Hashiguchi’s heartbreaking drama delves into Tokyo’s underbelly, following street urchin and hustler Tatsuru, who comes of age under the dark cover of night in a city known for splash and lights.
(Also known as A Touch of Fever.)
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Uncontrollable yearning, lack of communication and out-of-touch actions are the worst enemies of the characters. I enjoyed the female characters especially, in a movie who's supposed to be centred on the relationship between the males. The dinner scene was beyond tense in many ways and felt genuinely so.