DUMBEAST

DONJU

By Hideaki HOSONO

GAGA CORPORATION - as SALES / DISTR

Black comedy - Completed 2009

How dumb a man can be when facing conspiracy of his own death?

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Black comedy, Drama
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • JAPANESE
    • Duration
    • 106 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Hideaki HOSONO
    • Writer(s)
    • Kankuro KUDO
    • Producer(s)
    • Sachiko SONE (Parco), Naota SUGAWARA (Spoon), Iwao TAKASE (Spoon)
    • Synopsis
    • An editor arrives at a SUMO village to find the missing award-nominated writer Deko in time to bring him to the award ceremony. Awaiting here are Deko’s weird friends: Eda, the boss of gigolo club, his yes-man cop friend Okamoto, Eda’s mistress Junko and bunny girl Nora. There, the editor learns Deko was back in town a year back; moreover, the friends have been desperately trying to kill him because of this award book Deko wrote from their painful memory… Despite of their countless trials of murder, Deko’s dumbness keeps him from even noticing his friends’ intentions. Witness the most HEART BOILED mystery ever, starring weird yet lovable characters!
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