The story takes place in Shinjuku, Tokyo, on Christmas Eve. Middle-aged has-been Gin, aging transvestite Hana, and teenage runaway Miyuki are three homeless friends who have formed a kind of makeshift family structure.
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I watched this with two days left before it leaves MUBI this time around and wish I had watched it earlier in a better frame of mind. I didn't enjoy this as much as I wanted to, mainly because the story dived off at way too many tangents (Paprika did the same). Not as big a fan of the film as others here.