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Movie Info

A thug (Tomokazu Miura) offers to pay a law student's (Jô Odagiri) gambling debt if the student will accompany him on a trip across Tokyo.

Cast & Crew

Jô Odagiri
Fumiya Takemura
Tomokazu Miura
Aiichiro Fukuhara
Kyoko Koizumi
Makiko
Osamu Sakaguchi
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Critic Reviews for Adrift in Tokyo

All Critics (2) | Fresh (2)

  • Its complexity is buried delicately underneath the jokes, and the film is a far more laudable and intricate work than at first it might appear.

    May 12, 2019 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…
  • there is definitely method to be found in all the meandering madness, as these disparate episodes collectively chart a rich thematic street guide to luck and loneliness, karma and transformation.

    June 1, 2016 | Full Review…
  • Its complexity is buried delicately underneath the jokes, and the film is a far more laudable and intricate work than at first it might appear.

    May 12, 2019 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…
  • there is definitely method to be found in all the meandering madness, as these disparate episodes collectively chart a rich thematic street guide to luck and loneliness, karma and transformation.

    June 1, 2016 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Adrift in Tokyo

  • Apr 12, 2015
    Being quirky doesn't necessarily mean funny, and so this is a light, harmless comedy/road movie - or a "walk movie" - that comes up with potentially funny situations but doesn't always know how to fully explore them or how to maintain a good focus during the second act.
    Carlos M Super Reviewer
  • Aug 11, 2012
    Story is a little odd at times, but not a bad movie - mainly liked it for the scenes of Tokyo.
    Nicki M Super Reviewer
  • Mar 02, 2012
    Excellent movie with a very nice and lovely story behind all the, seemingly, random encounters that Fumiya and Fukuhara find themselves in. While this random encounters never really have any impact on where the story of these two is going, they are incredibly entertaining and eccentric. It definitely adds to the charm that this movie has. Jo Odagiri and Tomokazu Miura have excellent chemistry with each other and they develop a really lovely relationship with each other. Fukuhara becomes the father figure he could've been to Fumiya had his son survived and Fumiya gains the family (albeit a fake one) he probably SHOULD'VE had. I think the fact that they don't reveal Fukuhara's motives for murdering his wife is actually a benefit to the movie. I just feel it would have screwed with the dynamic and it adds intrigue to the character who comes across as a very likable but eccentric and sort of trying to figure out how he did what he did. Really, just an excellent and incredibly underrated movie with many funny and touching moments.
    Jesse O Super Reviewer
  • Dec 27, 2008
    Charming unpredictable film that does things right and makes you care about the characters. It's the type of movie suckers like Wes Anderson have been trying to make. Great cast, great direction, the story never feels forced or out of track. In all fronts a fantastic movie.
    Tsubaki S Super Reviewer

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