Release date: November 7, 2003 (USA)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
Running time: 1h 54m
Screenplay: Takeshi Kitano
Music composed by: Joe Hisaishi
In this visually stunning drama, three romantic tales are told using elements of Japanese Bunraku puppet theater. In the first, Sawako (Miho Kanno) becomes suicidal when her fiancé, Matsumoto (Hidetoshi Nishijima), leaves her to marry the boss’s daughter. Next, an obsessed fan, Nukui (Tsutomu Takesh.