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What's that movie called?

I'm trying to remember a movie I saw years ago but can't remember the name.

It's from the 1980s and it's about a Japanese girl who moves to NYC. She works in a Japanese restaurant downtown and befriends the eccentric locals. It's got a very 80s, downtown, punk/New Wave kind of vibe.

Any ideas?

by Anonymousreply 2507/02/2013

With the exception of the Japanese angle, it sounds a little like "Times Square"

by Anonymousreply 107/02/2013


by Anonymousreply 207/02/2013

That's not it.

It also had twin boys - one of whom died. And a large sea turtle.

by Anonymousreply 307/02/2013

I think I know the movie you're thinking about but wasn't it about a Japanese guy?

by Anonymousreply 407/02/2013

No, it was a girl.

It wasn't Times Square. There were no twins or turtles.

It was a very lighthearted film. Kind of indie.

by Anonymousreply 507/02/2013

It just came to me. It's called Living On Tokyo Time.

Cute movie. I'm going try to find if again.

by Anonymousreply 607/02/2013

No, that's not it. It was called The Other.

by Anonymousreply 707/02/2013

it had a scene with a hermaphrodite fucking its own pussy and then giving birth to a sea turtle.

by Anonymousreply 807/02/2013

If I can intrude, I have a movie I've been trying to reconnect with but can't remember the name.

It was a movie where two guys have obviously slept together after the one guy's bachelor party. They are talking about their relationship in a bedroom but they are no longer in the bed. The engaged one is closeted and wants to continue the sexual relationship with the other guy. As I recall, they were both in their late 30s or early 40s. I've tried googling some of these facts but haven't been able to find it. I think the movie was made after year 2000.

Sorry for the intrusion OP.

by Anonymousreply 907/02/2013

It's Lord of the Rings isn't it?

by Anonymousreply 1007/02/2013

R9, it was definitely Bosom Buddies.

by Anonymousreply 1107/02/2013

Oh and it wasn't NYC. It was SF.

by Anonymousreply 1207/02/2013

"The Ring ??"

by Anonymousreply 1307/02/2013

R8, you're thinking of "The Bad Place" by Dean Koontz - Paula Dean's bi-racial brother.

by Anonymousreply 1407/02/2013

I think it was called "Come Back to the Five and Dime, Miyoshi Umeki Miyoshi Umeki."

by Anonymousreply 1507/02/2013

Dawson's 50-Load Bukkake Weekend

by Anonymousreply 1607/02/2013

Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)

A giant egg washes up on a Japanese beach and is taken to a Tokyo amusement park. But when the egg's mother--the winged wonder known as Mothra--shows up to reclaim it, and a revived Godzilla is on the rampage in Tokyo, the stage is set for a monster-sized showdown. Akira Takarada, Yuriko Hoshi, and the Ito Sisters star. AKA: "Godzilla vs. Mothra." Also included is the American version, "Godzilla vs. The Thing." 89 min./88 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: Japanese Dolby Digital mono, English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; theatrical trailer; biography. In Japanese with English subtitles/Dubbed in English.

by Anonymousreply 1707/02/2013

Is it a film you directed? Acted in? Had a bit part?

by Anonymousreply 1807/02/2013

R9 here. Thanks OP> Not Bosom Buddies but I was flipping through DirecTV movie channels a few years back and caught that scene I described between these two men. I just can't remember the movie name since I'd like to see the whole film.

by Anonymousreply 1907/02/2013

R15, "Miyoshi Umeki" is always preceded by "the delicate, the flowerlike".

by Anonymousreply 2007/02/2013

Schindler's List

by Anonymousreply 2107/02/2013

[quote]It also had twin boys - one of whom died. And a large sea turtle.

I think it's "Gamera."

by Anonymousreply 2207/02/2013

Was it Videodrome, OP?

by Anonymousreply 2307/02/2013

With Six You Get Eggroll!!

by Anonymousreply 2407/02/2013

It was called Tokyo Faggot.

by Anonymousreply 2507/02/2013
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