Last Life in the Universe

A macabre, dead-pan comedy/drama chronicling the unlikely and all-too-brief romance that develops between two disparate loners. Kenji is a fastidious and unsuccessfully suicidal Japanese librarian, working in Bangkok; Noi is a pot-smoking Thai woman with a lack of housekeeping skills and a zest for life. Surreal, offbeat romance, shot by award-winning cinematographer Christopher Doyle, is full of magical surprises and was the Thai entry for the 2003 Oscars. Asano Tadanobu and Sinitta Boonyasak star, with a cameo from Japanese director Takashi Miike as a yakuza.

Year: 2003
Genre: Drama Romance, Foreign Language Films, Asian Cinema, Japanese Cinema, High Times, Black Humour
Country: Japan, Thailand
Director: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
Starring: Sinitta Boonyasak, Asano Tadanobu, Laila Boonyasak, Yutaka Matsushige, Riki Takeuchi, Takashi Miike
Duration: 104 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Violence and content that may disturb.
Location in store: Foreign (Asia)



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