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LALA PIPO: A LOT OF PEOPLE
UK: Third Window Films
Cast: Yuri Nakamura, Tomoko Murakami, Hiroki Narimiya, Takashi Yoshimura, Sarutoki Minegawa, Mari Hamada
Director: Masayuki Miyano
Language: Japanese (English subtitles)
UK: 120 mins
UK Certificate: NC
UK Release Date: 13 November 2009 (Limited Release - London, ICA)
A comedy-melodrama based on the bestseller by Hideo Okuda and adapted by Tetsuya Nakashima, the director of KAMIKAZE GIRLS and MEMORIES OF MATSUKO. The multi-stranded narrative weaves together tales of sexual shenanigans in contemporary Tokyo, with no behaviour too bizarre or extreme to find its way onto the screen.
A talent scout for the sex industry becomes a nominal leading character and linking device, but otherwise this is a riot of raunchy fun that doesn't shy away from the more sad and sordid aspects of the stories.