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Kidnapping and deceit abound in this thriller. From romance to mild-action, this movie has it all.

Director:

Satoshi Isaka

Writers:

Keigo Higashino (novel), Masaya Ozaki (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Naohito Fujiki ... Sakuma Shunsuke
Yukie Nakama Yukie Nakama ... Katsuragi Chiharu
Ryûdô Uzaki Ryûdô Uzaki
Izam Izam
Ryo Ishibashi ... Katsuragi Katsutoshi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Taigi Kobayashi Taigi Kobayashi
Yasuhito Shimao
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Storyline

A 'kidnapper' holds a girl hostage until a ransom demand is paid from her father. In reality, the kidnapper is actually an advertiser, who has been beaten to a 3 billion deal and so takes his Rival's daughter hostage. The girl later turns out to be more than she seems and turns into a handful for her 'kidnapper'... Written by Paul Rosen (www.asianfilmarchive.com)

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Genres:

Crime | Thriller

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

8 November 2003 (Japan) See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,460,574
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Runtime:

(DVD)

Color:

Color
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A must watch - one of the best modern day Japanese flicks
7 April 2005 | by ZOOM9000See all my reviews

G@me was not really known about outside Japan when it came out but I happened to have had the privilege of watching it on a Virgin Atlantic air flight from UK to Hong Kong.

The story line is written to perfection, the plot being measured intricately all the way through. A very intelligent film.

The movie centres around Sakuma (played by the handsome Fujiki Naohito) who works as an advertiser / commercial promoter. Due to the cancellation of a project he has worked hard on by his boss Katsuragi (played by the ruthless Ryo Ishibashi), Sakuma enters into an agreement with Katsuragi's daughter, Chiharu (played by the beautiful Nakama Yuki) that she should be kidnapped as a ransom for her father's money. In performing the kidnap, Sakuma and Chiharu fall in love although there are scenes when both try to be as objective and unemotional as possible.

Worth all your time and watch and one hopes to see Fujiki and Nakama come on screen together in the near future.


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