Takeshis' (2005)

In the latest film by Japanese television comic-turned-cinema auteur Takeshi Kitano, a soft-spoken convenience store cashier named Takeshi Kitano finds his fate inexplicably intertwined with that of ubiquitous Japanese showbiz star Takeshi… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 2, 2005
DVD Release Date: February 24, 2009
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's a film in need of a therapist for the star.

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Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus

Takeshi Kitano's crazy, weird, indulgent, breathtaking, strangely titled fantasy is as entertaining as it is puzzling -- a marvelous movie about movies with a sense of humor and a surreal streak.

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Anton Bitel

Bold yet bland, this dreamy survey of all things Kitano sends several bullets into his past and puts a question mark on his future.

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Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

I love Takeshi Kitano's films, but around the one-hour mark, I started wondering about the writer/director/editor/star's mental well being

Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

An entirely useless artifact for anyone not already familiar with Kitano's previous eleven pictures.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Dimitris Springer
Man,that was rock-bottom.Narcissistic to the bone,that's all I have to say.Kitano,you better not disappoint me next time,shit...and why did you have to… More
Wu Chouin
The strangest Kitano I've seen. As always, this has random bursts of stylish violence. It's like a ride thru Kitano's mind:looks cool, but… More
Christopher Brown
Excellent film. This film is essential to anyone who is interested in what makes Takeshi Kitano tick as an artist. The different ways he views himself while… More