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- Movie: Smuggler
- Romaji: Sumagura
- Japanese: スマグラー おまえの未来を運べ
- Director: Katsuhito Ishii
- Writer: Shohei Manabe (Manga), Katsuhito Ishii, Masatoshi Yamaguchi, Kensuke Yamamoto
- Producer: Hideaki Endo, Masatoshi Yamaguchi, Kazuto Takida, Akira Yamamoto
- Cinematographer: Hiroshi Machida
- World Premiere: September 16, 2011 (Toronto International Film Festival)
- Release Date: October 22, 2011
- Runtime: 115 min.
- Genre: Thriller / Action
- Distributor: Warner Bros.
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Ryosuke Kinuta (Satoshi Tsumabuki) is a failed actor who falls into debt to the mob and must now work for them. His job is to smuggle or dispose of bodies and for that he makes a 50,000 Yen a day. He works with Jo (Masatoshi Nagase) and his assistant (Tatsuya Gashuin).
When Ryosuke takes part in transporting an assassin, he soon finds himself having to use all of his acting skills to stay alive ...
- Based on Shohei Manabe's manga "Smuggler" first published from May-August, 2000.
Additional Cast Members:
- 2011 (36th) Toronto International Film Festival - September 8-18, 2011 - Midnight Madness *World Premiere
- 2011 (7th) Fantastic Fest - September 22-29, 2011 *U.S. Premiere
- 2011 (16th) Busan International Film Festival - October 6-14, 2011 - Midnight Passion
- 2011 (44th) Sitges Film Festival - October 6th-16th, 2011 - Casa Asia
- 2011 (47th) Chicago International Film Festival - October 6-20, 2011 - After Dark Competition
- 2011 (31st) Hawaii International Film Festival - October 13-23, 2011 - HIFF Extreme
- 2011 (8th) Hong Kong Asian Film Festival - October 18-November 18, 2011 - Cineaste Delights
- 2011 (48th) Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival - November 3-24, 2011 - Wonderland - Midnight Fever
- 2011 (22nd) Stockholm International Film Festival - November 9-20, 2011 - Asian Images *Nordic Premiere
- 2012 (13th) Japan Filmfest Hamburg - May 23-27, 2012
- 2012 (11th) New York Asian Film Festival - June 29-July 15, 2012 *New York Premiere
- 2012 (6th) JAPAN CUTS - July 12-28, 2012
- 2012 (16th) Fantasia Film Festival - July 19-August 9, 2012 *Quebec Premiere
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