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The Yakuza and the Mermaid (2012)

The Yakuza and the Mermaid

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In The Yakuza and The Mermaid, a writer (Peter Hertsgaard) having trouble finishing a crime story meets a mysterious woman (Georgiana Avram) who literally brings his characters to life. Unfortunately, the gangster (Takumi Mitobe) in his story just wants to be left alone, even if it means killing the writer. Imagination and reality intertwine, as the writer and the mysterious woman embark on their own twisting and unpredictable romantic narrative. -- (C) Official Sitemore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Romance, Mystery & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Chris Benker
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Runtime:
Four Reel Films - Official Site

Cast

Peter Hertsgaard
as The Writer
Georgiana Avram
as The Mermaid
Takumi Mitobe
as The Yakuza
Ikuko Ikari
as The Girl
Robert Field
as Werner's Lawyer
Jerry Rago
as Patrick
Erzen Krivca
as Janitor/Assassin #1
Brandon Despain
as Janitor/Assassin #2
Patranila Jefferson
as Nightclub Singer
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All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

If wallowing in the creative hiccups of tortured scribblers is your moviegoing goal, there are much better options.

Full Review… | September 27, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

"I have become trite, predictable and pretentious," says our writer-hero in The Yakuza and the Mermaid. Sadly, so does the film in which he finds himself.

Full Review… | September 28, 2012
Film Journal International

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