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(2009)
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A Japanese man wakes up alone in a brightly illuminated white room with no windows or doors. When he presses a mysteriously phallic protuberance that appears on one wall, a pink toothbrush materializes from nowhere, clattering to the floor and setting in motion a genuinely bizarre chain of events. Soon the imprisoned man is engaged in absurd and hilarious attempts to escape the gleaming room, releasing random objects from the walls, creating a life sized mouse trap game in which a rope, a toilet plunger and an earthenware jug full of sushi might just be the keys to his escape. Meanwhile, in a dusty town, a green masked Mexican wrestler known as Escargot Man prepares for an important match.

  1. Hitoshi Matsumoto

    Director, Writer

  2. Mitsuyoshi Takasu

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Hitoshi Matsumoto

    Hitoshi Matsumoto

  2. David Quintero

  3. Luis Accinelli

  4. Lilian Tapia

    Lilian Tapia

  5. Ivana Wong

    Ivana Wong

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Original Title しんぼる

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 12, 2009
    Theatrical

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Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 33m

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