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  • I Want to Be a Shellfish (2008)
  • 139 min | Drama, War
I Want to Be a Shellfish (2008)
139 min | Drama, War

One relatively peaceful post-war day in Japan, a barber and good family man, is unexpectedly arrested by the Prefectural Police, declared a suspected war criminal, and subsequently sued for murder by the American occupation forces.
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Nov 22, 2008 (Japan)

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Masahiro Nakai
Toyomatsu Shimizu Toyomatsu Shimizu   See fewer
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Yukie Nakama
Fusae Shimizu Fusae Shimizu   See fewer
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Yuki Shibamoto
Toshiko Toshiko   See fewer
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Magy
Shokichi Sakai Shokichi Sakai   See fewer
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Tsubasa Katô
Kenichi Kenichi   See fewer
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Tetsuya Takeda
Takeuchi Takeuchi   See fewer
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Masatô Ibu
Commander Onoe Commander Onoe   See fewer
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Ainosuke Kataoka
Captain Hidaka Captain Hidaka   See fewer
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Tatsuo Nadaka
Major Adachi Major Adachi   See fewer
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Isao Takeno
Sergeant Kimura Sergeant Kimura   See fewer
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Naomasa Musaka
Private Tateishi Private Tateishi   See fewer
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Yoshiyoshi Arakawa
Private Takita Private Takita   See fewer
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Pinko Izumi
Toshio's mother Toshio's mother   See fewer
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Kazuyuki Asano
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Akio Kaneda
Man in business suit Man in business suit   See fewer
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Ginnojô Yamazaki
Yamaguchi Yamaguchi   See fewer
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Zen Kajihara
Toshio Orita Toshio Orita   See fewer
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Junkichi Orimoto
Matsuda Matsuda   See fewer
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Tsurube Shôfukutei
Takuji Nishizawa Takuji Nishizawa   See fewer
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Tsuyoshi Kusanagi
Saburo Onishi Saburo Onishi   See fewer
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Kôji Ishizaka
Lieutenant Yano Lieutenant Yano   See fewer
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Christopher Hiraishi Mae
Senior Military Judge Senior Military Judge   See fewer
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Andrez Bergen
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Troy Caspi
Jeep driver(american soldier) Jeep driver(american soldier)   See fewer
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Nicholas Dombrovskis
Military Reporter Military Reporter   See fewer
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Iain Gibb
Prosecutor Prosecutor   See fewer
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Matthew Neil Jones
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Josh Keller
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Madison Mason
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Thomas J. Melesky
Military Priest Military Priest   See fewer
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Berndt Otto
Jailer A Jailer A   See fewer
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Edward L. Papazian
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Walter Roberts
Col. Daniel C. Weiss Col. Daniel C. Weiss   See fewer
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Maxim Tselischev
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6.9 / 10 | 97 votes