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Tokyo Godfathers


Aya Okamoto, Yoshiaki Umegaki, Toru Emori, Satomi Kourogi View All


Satoshi Kon (Screenplay), Satoshi Kon (Director), Keiko Nobumoto (Writer) View All

Release: Dec. 29th, 2003
Runtime: 1 hour, 33 minutes
During a Christmas Eve in Tokyo, three homeless people, middle-aged alcoholic Gin, former drag queen Hana, and dependent runaway girl Miyuki, discover an abandoned newborn while looking through the garbage. With only a handful of clues to the baby's identity, the three misfits search the city to find its parents.
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This simple premise is readily and easily picked apart, but it escapes my wrath on the grounds that the main characters in question probably aren't very smart which is reinforced by the numerous references to their pasts which frame them all as fallible in some way and the fact that Hana at one poin....


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