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89 minutes


DIRECTOR: Werner Herzog

WITH: Yuichi Ishii, Mahiro Tanimoto, Miki Fujimaki, Takashi Nakatani, Shun Ishigaki, Umetani Hideyasu, Take Nakamura

Romance is a business. Family, friends, followers. All available for hire. A man is hired to impersonate the missing father of a twelve year old girl. Shot in Japan, with Japanese actors, in Japanese, Oscar-nominated auteur Werner Herzog brings to the screen a unique perspective on the recurring theme of individuals chasing impossible dreams. ”Amusing and disarming…it takes on a dimension you don’t see coming” - The Hollywood Reporter

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