ROADSIDE FUGITIVE

SR SAITAMA'S RAPPER: ROADSIDE NO TOUBOUSHA

By Yu IRIE

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Drama - Completed 2012

The upcoming Japanese director Yu Irie gained acclaim in Japanese cinema with his realistic portrayal of frustrated youths, which gained popularity among young audience. “Roadside Fugitive,” the third installment of his popular series, “8,000 Miles,” is his most ambitious yet.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama, Crime
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • JAPANESE
    • Duration
    • 110 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Yu IRIE
    • Writer(s)
    • Yu IRIE
    • Producer(s)
    • Yu IRIE, Hitoshi ENDO (Amuse)
    • Synopsis
    • Down and out in his hometown of Saitama, a sleepy suburb of Tokyo, after NOT making it in the metropolis, the wannabe rap artist Mighty can only wallow in his misery, lurking at the very bottom of society in his self-imposed exile. One day, he bumps into his former best friends when least expected. Unlike him, who has turned into a veritable fugitive, Ikku and Tom are still trying to become musicians. What will happen to their dreams, and to their future?
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