Starfish Hotel
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Starfish Hotel
British-born filmmaker John Williams directs this semi-surreal Japanese-language drama that blurs the lines between reality and fantasy while detailing a mystery fiction-loving salaryman's search for his missing wife. There was a time when Ariso (Koichi Sato) longed to become a writer, but these days he's content just to soak up the latest mysteries penned by best-selling author Jo Kuroda. Kuroda's erotic new novel "Starfish Hotel" in particular, has been slowly working its way into the salaryman's subconscious. Confounded by the recent disappearance of his wife and… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The interminable ending and the overall deliberate pacing made the movie feel long even with a running time of 98 minutes."
‑ Jette Kernion, Cinematical
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