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Director: Tadakazu Takahashi
Scriptwriter: Mai Sawaki  
Cinematography: Yasushi Handa
Distribution: Pug Point Inc.
Cast: Tetta Sugimoto, Yumiko Fujita, Shiho Takano, Hazuki Kozu, Yoshio Harada

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The Bicycle Thief Was Bad *

Director: Tadakazu Takahashi
Japan | 2006 | 35mm | 104 Min. | OmeU | International Premiere
 


Independent minimalistic filmmaking at its best.

Steel-worker Saito Tetsuo, driven by an unexplained anxiety, steals bike after bike to move away from his hometown to Tokyo. Trough snow-storms and empty landscapes, the breathtaking photography allows us to look deep into the mindscape of a man searching for an answer - although the question itself is never quite articulated.


 
 
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