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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.


Movie Details

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

Leading Cast

   The Mermaid
   The Yakuza

Supporting Cast

Peter Hertsgaard    The Writer
Ikuko Ikari    The Girl
Caroline Luft    Lori


Jennifer Malloy    Herself

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Production and Technical Credits

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

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