A certain genre : Double Feature Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Charisma

Karisuma

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Double Feature with Emperor of the North Pole

Kiyoshi Kurosawa

1998
Japan
1h44
Fiction
Col.
Japanese with french subtitles

A seasoned detective is called in to rescue a politician held hostage by a lunatic. In a brief moment of uncertainty, he misses the chance for action. Leaving his job and family without explanation, he makes his way to a mountain forest, where there is a peculiar tree called charisma. Should it be destroyed or protected? People stand divided over this one tree.

Cast
Kôji Yakusho, Ikeuchi Hiroyuki, Jun Fubuki, Yoriko Dôguchi
Screenplay
Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Photography
Jun'ichirô Hayashi
Sound
Makio Ika
Music
Gary Ashiya
Art direction
Tomoyuki Maruo
Editing
Junichi Kikuchi
Production
Nikkatsu Corporation

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