Ryusei


1h 36m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Lonely 66-year-old Kikujiro spends his days at the horse track, wasting all his earnings on poor bets. Desperate for money and companionship, Kikujiro kidaps a racehorse for ransom in the hopes of being able to afford prostitute Hitomi.

Film Details

Also Known As
Shooting Star
Release Date
2000

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 36m

Synopsis

Lonely 66-year-old Kikujiro spends his days at the horse track, wasting all his earnings on poor bets. Desperate for money and companionship, Kikujiro kidaps a racehorse for ransom in the hopes of being able to afford prostitute Hitomi.

Film Details

Also Known As
Shooting Star
Release Date
2000

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 36m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Feature directorial debut for Hiromitsu Yamanaka.

Shown at Nortel Palm Springs International Film Festival January 13-24, 2000.

Super-16mm

color

mono