Kame wa igai to hayaku oyogu   2005   Japan Turtles Swim Faster Than Expected
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Director:Satoshi Miki
Studio:Wilco Co.
Writer:Satoshi Miki
IMDb Rating:6.3 (313 votes)
Genre:Comedy
Duration:90 min
Languages:Japanese
IMDb:0455577
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Satoshi Miki  ...  (Director)
Satoshi Miki  ...  (Writer)
 
Juri Ueno  ...  Suzume Katakura
Yû Aoi  ...  Kujaku Ogitani
Ryô Iwamatsu  ...  Shizuo Kugitani
Eri Fuse  ...  Etsuko Kugitani
Jun Kaname  ...  Kato
Masatô Ibu  ...  Nakanishi
Vincent Giry  ...  
Yasuhito Hida  ...  
Shunsuke Matsuoka  ...  Nirayama
Yutaka Matsushige  ...  Ramen Chef
Kenji Mizuhashi  ...  Policeman
Yoshiyuki Morishita  ...  
Toshifumi Muramatsu  ...  
Yôichi Nukumizu  ...  Barber
Nobuto Okamoto  ...  
Gen Kobayashi  ...  Cinematographer
Summary: Suzume Katagura is an ordinary housewife.Her husband has been sent overseas on business, and although he phones her regularly, he is more concerned with the health and welfare of his pet turtle. The days pass by monotonously… It is as though no one pays her any attention – even her husband. “Does anyone notice me? Will I just get old, and die?” These thoughts scare Suzume… The ordinariness of her life is interrupted one day when she spots a flier in the stairwell advertising for spies! Intrigued, Suzume phones the number. Three days later, Suzume is instructed to go to a run down apartment. She is greeted by a man and a woman – he is unemployed; she is a shopping mall announcer. They claim to be spies working for a foreign state. Just like Suzume, they are ordinary people with ordinary lives. The couple persuades Suzume to become a spy too. They virtually force the 5 million yen first mission fee on to Suzume, and so begins her life as a spy!


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