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9 Souls (2003)

Nain souruzu (original title)
Nine convicts escape from prison; most are convicted murders. They commandeer a van from a strip club. Their plan is to find a stash of counterfeit money that a deranged cell mate told them... See full summary »

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Toshiaki Toyoda

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Toshiaki Toyoda
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Credited cast:
Yoshio Harada ... Torakichi Hasegawa
Ryûhei Matsuda ... Michiru Kaneko
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Genta Dairaku Genta Dairaku ... Ichiro Ushiyama
Eita ... Noboru Kaneko
Yû Fujiki Yû Fujiki ... Restaurant Owner
Asami Imajuku Asami Imajuku ... Kishin
Jun Inoue Jun Inoue ... Nakayama
Itsuji Itao ... Fujio Kamei
Misaki Itô ... Yurina
Chihara Junia Chihara Junia ... Kazuma Kuruma (as Kôji Chihara)
Kazuki Kitamura ... Tamori
Jun Kunimura ... Yamamoto
Kotomi Kyôno Kotomi Kyôno ... Yoshiko
Akaji Maro ... Owner of Candy Shop
Takako Matsu ... Yuki
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Nine convicts escape from prison; most are convicted murders. They commandeer a van from a strip club. Their plan is to find a stash of counterfeit money that a deranged cell mate told them about, divide it, then part ways. They make it to the site where the money is supposed to be hidden, and then one by one, each seeks out the place he wants to be, a version of home, somewhere to connect. Will it end well for any of them? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Torakichi: We live in the asshole of the universe. Which makes us constipated shit and the guards diuretics.
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27 May 2020 | by mstr_batemanSee all my reviews

I didn't find this movie very appealing or interesting. It's kind of bizarre and crazy in a David Lynch meets Tarrantino type of way, but there is no tension, it just meanders along. Also none of the characters, nine prison escapees, is really relatable or makes you want stick around. In one word, it's boring.


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Release Date:

31 July 2003 (Japan) See more »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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