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69 (2004)

A group of rebellious teenagers cause mischief and disorder in a 1969 Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan as a result of tensions from their school and a US military base.

Director:

Sang-il Lee

Writers:

Ryû Murakami (novel), Kankurô Kudô (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Satoshi Tsumabuki ... Kenichi Yazaki
Masanobu Andô ... Tadashi "Adama" Yamada
Yûta Kanai ... Manabu Iwase
Asami Mizukawa Asami Mizukawa ... Mie Nagayama
Rina Ohta Rina Ohta ... Kazuko "Lady Jane" Matsui
Yôko Mitsuya Yôko Mitsuya ... Yumi Sato
Hirofumi Arai ... Bancho
Hideko Hara Hideko Hara ... Kenichi's mother
Ittoku Kishibe Ittoku Kishibe ... Matsunaga sensei
Jun Kunimura ... Sasaki
Kyôhei Shibata Kyôhei Shibata ... Kenichi's father
Kenny Scott Kenny Scott ... Military Officer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Noriko Eguchi Noriko Eguchi
Tasuku Emoto Tasuku Emoto ... Tatsuo Masugaki
Gen Hoshino ... Yuzuru Nakamura
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A group of rebellious teenagers cause mischief and disorder in a 1969 Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan as a result of tensions from their school and a US military base.

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Country:

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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

10 July 2004 (Japan) See more »

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69: Funny and Entertaining.
6 February 2005 | by Gotti-1See all my reviews

I saw 69 at the International Filmfestival Rotterdam and I was very curious how this film would be. The story is about a boy named Ken, who want's to organize a film- and music festival to impress the prettiest girl in school. The film contains a lot of funny and beautiful moments. The scene where Ken first really meat his girl of his dreams is very beautiful. She walks through a school passage, the floor is full with rose leaves and they also fall out of the air. The film contains a lot of this kind of dreams that Ken has. Also the crazy gymnastics teacher is very funny. He's hitting and kicking Ken all the time, which makes you laugh all the time.

69 was the best film I saw in Rotterdam and I'd like to see the other films of Lee Sang-il also.


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