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- Movie: Million Dollar Man / Hundred Million Man (literal title)
- Romaji: Oku Otoko
- Japanese: 億男
- Director: Keishi Ohtomo
- Writer: Genki Kawamura (novel)
- Release Date: October 19, 2018
- Distributor: Toho
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Kazuo’s (Takeru Satoh) younger brother went missing, leaving behind debt for Kazuo. To pay off his brother's debt, Kazuo works at the library during the day and works at a bread factory at night. His wife and daughter soon leaves him. One day, Kazuo wins 300 million yen from the lottery. He feels uneasy about the amount of money he has won. He decides to do research on other people who won the lottery and he learns a lot of the winners became miserable. Kazuo decides to visit his rich friend Tsukumo (Issei Takahashi) for advice. Tsukumo tells him that he doesn't know the meaning of money. They spend time together, but the next day Kazuo discovers that his 300 million yen winning is gone and so is his friend Tsukumo. To get the money back, he meets various people who worked with Tsukumo.
- Based on the novel "Oku Otoko" by Genki Kawamura (published October 15, 2014 by Magazine House).
- Filming took place in Morocco in early 2018. Filming then takes place in Japan around mid-March, 2018 for a 2 month period.
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