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The Yakuza and the Mermaid (2012)

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In "The Yakuza and The Mermaid," a writer having trouble finishing a crime story meets a mysterious woman who literally brings his characters to life. Unfortunately, the gangster in his story just wants to be left alone, even if it means killing the writer. Imagination and reality intertwine, as the writer and the mysterious woman embark on their own twisting and unpredictable romantic narrative.


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Domestic Releases: September 28th, 2012 (Limited), released as The Yakuza and the Mermaid
Running Time: 101 minutes
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Keywords: Writing and Writers, Writer's Block, Organized Crime, Fiction / Reality Crossover, Romance
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States


Peter Hertsgaard    The Writer
   The Mermaid
   The Yakuza
Ikuko Ikari    The Girl
Jennifer Malloy    Herself
Caroline Luft    Lori

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Chris Benker
Producer    Chris Benker
Director of Photography    Chris Benker
Editor    Chris Benker
Associate Producer    Jerry Mazzaro
Composer    Brian Lease
Sound Designer    Wade Vantrease
Sound Mixer    Wade Vantrease
Assistant Director    Shari Berman

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