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Achilles to kame (Achilles and the Tortoise)

Achilles to kame (Achilles and the Tortoise) (2008)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 2008 Wide

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Director and screenwriter Takeshi Kitano charts the strange career arc of a struggling artist in this offbeat comedy-drama. Machisu Kuramochi (Reo Yoshioka) is the son of a successful businessman (Akira Nakao) with a passion for art, and at an early age Machisu decides he wants to make painting his career. When his father commits suicide after the collapse of his business, Machisu's stepmother (Mariko Tsutsui) sends him to live with an aunt and uncle who encourage him to hone his talent. As a

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Takeshi Kitano

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Takeshi Kitano in a contemplative, pretty-but-is-it-art mood.

September 15, 2008
Slant Magazine

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