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Donju (DVD) (Premium Edition) (Japan Version) DVD Region 2

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Donju (DVD) (Premium Edition) (Japan Version)
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How hard is it to kill an idiot? Just ask Kudo Kankuro! The acclaimed screenwriter brings his 2004 Kunio Kishida-winning stage play Donju (a.k.a. Dumb Animal) to the big screen in all its wacky tragicomedic glory. The one and only Asano Tadanobu sports a seriously nerdy bowl haircut to play the leading role of simple-minded novelist Dekogawa who has mysteriously disappeared. Dekogawa wrote an autobiography about his youth that reveals not only his past, but also some of his childhood friends' best-forgotten secrets. In order to keep the skeletons in the closet, these buddies of yesteryear try to silence him permanently. But no matter how hard they try to kill Dekogawa, he just keeps coming back - because he's simply too thickheaded to die!

Hosono Hideaki brings his CM background to his first stint as movie director, giving Donju a bright and fast-paced edge, but the road-runner humor, unpredictable story, and loony flights of fancy are all Kudo Kankuro. The over the-top suspense comedy even packs in some impressive animation sequences by Studio 4C. Joining in on the fun are co-stars Maki Yoko (The Vanished), Yusuke Santamaria (Kisaragi), Kitamura Kazuki (Suspect X), Minamino Yoko, and popular African-American enka singer Jero in his acting debut.

This edition comes with the following special features:

  • DVD Original Making Of
  • Interview with Director Hosono Hideaki
  • Interview with Kudo Kankuro
  • Location Interview (Asano Tadanobu, Kitamura Kazuki, Maki Yoko, Minamino Yoko)
  • Main Cast Set Commentary
  • Animation Discussion (Ando Hiroaki, Nishimi Shojiro@Studio 4C)
  • Production Presentation
  • Donju Cafe Opening
  • Premiere
  • Non-credit Ending
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    Product Title: Donju (DVD) (Premium Edition) (Japan Version) 鈍獸 (DVD) (Premium Edition) (日本版) 钝兽 (DVD) (Premium Edition) (日本版) 鈍獣 プレミアム・エディション プレミアム・エディション Donju (DVD) (Premium Edition) (Japan Version)
    Artist Name(s): Asano Tadanobu | Minamino Yoko | Yusuke Santamaria | Kitamura Kazuki | Honda Hirotaro | Maki Yoko | Satsukawa Aimi 淺野忠信 | 南野陽子 | 中山裕介 | 北村一輝 | 本田博太郎 | 真木陽子 | 佐津川愛美 浅野忠信 | 南野阳子 | 中山裕介 | 北村一辉 | 本田博太郎 | 真木阳子 | 佐津川爱美 浅野忠信 | 南野陽子 | ユースケ・サンタマリア | 北村一輝 | 本田博太郎 | 真木よう子 | 佐津川愛美 Asano Tadanobu | Minamino Yoko | 유스케 산타마리아 | Kitamura Kazuki | Honda Hirotaro | Maki Yoko | Satsukawa Aimi
    Director: Hosono Hideaki Hosono Hideaki Hosono Hideaki 細野ひで晃 Hosono Hideaki
    Release Date: 2009-11-06
    Publisher Product Code: GNBD-7592
    Language: Japanese
    Place of Origin: Japan
    Picture Format: NTSC What is it?
    Disc Format(s): DVD
    Region Code: 2 - Japan, Europe, South Africa, Greenland and the Middle East (including Egypt) What is it?
    Publisher: Geneon Universal Entertainment
    Other Information: 2DVDs
    Shipment Unit: 1 What is it?
    YesAsia Catalog No.: 1020670512

    Product Information

    [アーティスト/ キャスト]
    浅野忠信 / 北村一輝 / 真木よう子 / 細野ひで晃 (監督) / 宮藤官九郎 (脚本)



    製作国 : 日本 (Japan)
    公開年 : 2009

    25年前の事件。25年ぶりの出会い。鈍すぎるアイツが、絶対に秘密の「あのこと」を本に書いていた!? 失踪した作家の凸川(浅野忠信)を探すために寂れた町を訪れた編集者の静(真木よう子)。そこで彼女は次々と怪しげな面々に遭遇する。実は凸川は彼らに何度も殺されかけていたが、なぜか死なずにいることが判明するのだった。果たして凸川は何を書いたのか、そしてなぜ死なないのか。

    なぜ気付かない?なぜわからない?なぜ、死なない!?世界一鈍いアイツが、俺たちの人生を壊しにやってくる。脚本・宮藤官九郎×主演・浅野忠信! 宮藤官九郎の伝説の舞台が遂に映画化!!

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