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Tokyo Godfathers (Tōkyō Goddofāzāzu)

Tokyo Godfathers
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7.9 IMDB rating
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Toru Emori Toru Emori
Gin (voice)
Aya Okamoto Aya Okamoto
Miyuki
Seizô Katô Seizô Katô
Mother
Hiroya Ishimaru Hiroya Ishimaru
Yasuo
Ryûji Saikachi Ryûji Saikachi
Aged Man
Yûsaku Yara Yûsaku Yara
Miyuki's Father


Written by
Satoshi Kon Satoshi Kon
screenplay
Keiko Nobumoto Keiko Nobumoto
screenplay


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Tokyo Godfathers

12 years, 7 months ago at Nov 13 22:32
2 votes
A decent flick with a nice story; it wasn't exactly what I was expecting but it was not bad at all. The characters are fairly well defined and you fall for their back stories pretty easily so by the end of the movie it is touching to see what happens to everyone.

While not as classic as some of Satoshi Kon's other works, it's still worth a watch. I don't really think it deserves an... read more

[Film] Tokyo Godfathers

11 years, 5 months ago at Jan 8 7:01
2 votes
"Tokyo Godfathers" was created by Satoshi Kon, who also directed "Millennium Actress", a film that I absolutely adored. The concept of "Tokyo Godfathers" is less obscure and abstract than "Millenuunium Actress," and some might say less accomplished. It is however a very entertaining feel-good movie. Set around the time of Christmas, the movie centers around three hobos that include a middle-aged d... read more
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On Christmas Eve, three homeless people living on the streets of Tokyo find a newborn baby among the trash and set out to find its parents.On Christmas Eve, three homeless people living on the streets of Tokyo find a newborn baby among the trash and set out to find its parents.
Release date: 8 November 2003
UPC: 043396028142
Tags: Anime (22), Comedy (16), Drama (13), Animation (11), 2000s (10), Japan (10), Japanese (9), Christmas (8), Family (7), Asian (6), 2003 (5), Baby (5), Homelessness (5), Homeless (4), Satoshi Kon (3), 2004 (2), DVD (2), Madhouse (2), Hispanic (2), Foreign (1)
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