Waga jinsei saiaku no toki (The Most Terrible Time in My Life)
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Waga jinsei saiaku no toki (The Most Terrible Time in My Life)
Intrepid Japanese detective Maiku Hama is on the case in this adventure, the first of a three part comedy series. Like the Western detective character he is based on (Mike Hammer, get it?), Hama is suave, macho, and cold. Unlike his American counterpart, Hama is a total klutz. His attempts at machismo always fall flat. When he is on a case he spends more time getting beaten up than he does solving it. Hama works out of a projection booth in a Yokohama movie house. Before his clients can see him, the theater owners make them buy tickets. During his first on-screen case poor Hama must protect a… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"... a lively, witty tribute to American private eye films with a serious core."
‑ Sean Axmaker, St@tic Multimedia