Shoujyo | 2005

Drama, Romance
Tomokawa, a notoriously lazy policeman, spends his days teasing his friend Sukemasa, a retarded boy, cycling through the city and having affairs with married women. One day, he meets Yoko, a 15-year-old who offers to go ...more

Cast

... Tomokawa

Actor

... Yoko

Actor

... Sukemasa

Actor

... Yukie

Actor

... Shozo

Actor

Company

Naho Hamba Beyotexe

Production Company

Zero Pictures (Japan)

Production Company

Synopsis

Tomokawa, a notoriously lazy policeman, spends his days teasing his friend Sukemasa, a retarded boy, cycling through the city and having affairs with married women. One day, he meets Yoko, a 15-year-old who offers to go to bed with him for money. The policeman becomes infatuated with her. Before long, the two discover that they have lots of things in common: Sukemasa is Yoko's brother, their mother was one of Tomokawa's former lovers, and Yoko's grandfather had tattooed a one-winged male phoenix on Tomokawa's back. According to a Chinese proverb, a one-winged bird represents a sacred vow between a man and a woman. Tomokawa tells Yoko that his bird needs a mate in order to be able to fly. Yoko decides that her grandfather should create a similar tattoo for her.

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