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Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims (2005)
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Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims (2005)
Original name: 真夜中の弥次さん喜多さん
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A re-imagining of the classic Japanese comedy "Yaji and Kita's Travel Journey", this is the story of two samurai in Edo period Japan who are in love. One is married, the other is a drug addict. They decide to go on a trip to Ise Sanctuary, where it is presumed everything will be made right. What happens once they get on the road is as wild and wacky as anything your likely to see.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, captivating, offbeat, mind bending
Plot: adventure, love affair, samurai, drug abuse, heroes, life is a bitch, love and romance, addiction, danger, heroic mission, escapades, martial arts, disorder, gay interest, time travel, on the road, imaginary, gender, gays and lesbians, lgbt, drug, drugs, surrealism, murder of wife, gay
Place: japan, asia

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Duration: 105 min.
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Just Another Pandora's Box (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
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Duration: 92 min.
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