Shinobu YAGUCHI 矢口史靖


Nippon Cinema   ª 

Clumsy Satoru has a traffic accident with a Yakuza – from there on, it`s mad trip towards absurdity that has him ending up on the run with the hyper-shy nurse Shizuko and a suitcase full of money. Hot on his tail: A gang of failed hooligans and a barely living gangster.

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About Shinobu YAGUCHI

Born in Kanagawa Prefecture in 1967, Shinobu YAGUCHI began shooting his first film on 8mm as a student at Tokyo Zokei University. In 1990, his short film THE RAIN WOMEN won the Grand Prize of the renowned PIA Film Festival. Through a scholarship, the festival enabled him to shoot his feature debut DOWN THE DRAIN (1993). With his comedies such as WATERBOYS (2001 / NC ’05), ROBO-G (2012 / NC ’14) and SURVIVAL FAMILY (2017 / NC ’17), he has also found international success.