Christmas in Tokyo, Japan. Three homeless friends: a young girl, a transvestite, and a middle-aged bum. While foraging through some trash, they find an abandoned newborn. Hana, the transvestite with delusions of being a mother, convinces the others to keep it overnight. The next day, using a key found with the baby, they start tracking down the parents, with many adventures along the way. Written by
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Meet the ultimate dysfunctional family.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, violent images, language and some sexual material
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8 November 2003 (Japan)
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Opening Weekend USA: $37,127,
18 January 2004, Limited Release
Gross USA: $128,985, 4 April 2004
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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