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      Postman Blues

      1997 1h 50m Comedy List
      Reviews 89% Audience Score 500+ Ratings Sawaki (Shinichi Tsutsumi) is a postman tired of the drudgery of his delivery routine. His dull life changes abruptly when he comes across his old school chum Noguchi (Keisuke Horibe), now employed as a drug dealer for the Yakuza. Their amiable conversation results in a series of mix-ups involving Sawaki's mail bag, a package of drugs and Noguchi's recently severed pinkie. Before he knows what's happening, Sawaki is being pursued by the police, who mistakenly think he is a dangerous criminal. Read More Read Less

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      Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews A parody of other gangster films. Rated: C- Apr 22, 2003 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member Strange and funny. A typical Sabu movie. good 3/5 Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/18/23 Full Review Audience Member Mostly boring movie but the ending was so epic :D Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/26/23 Full Review Audience Member The most epic ending I've ever seen! Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/19/23 Full Review Audience Member divertida, con final dramático muy al estilo "azote japonés" Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/21/23 Full Review Audience Member normal postman is held for a gangster and the police goes crazy! this funny and melancholic movie shows the stupidity and narrow-mindedness of the police and how fast people form views without enquiring. the ending tops all! Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Audience Member This movie is awesome, it has everything. A love story, comedy, action, and a sad drama twist.. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/16/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis Sawaki (Shinichi Tsutsumi) is a postman tired of the drudgery of his delivery routine. His dull life changes abruptly when he comes across his old school chum Noguchi (Keisuke Horibe), now employed as a drug dealer for the Yakuza. Their amiable conversation results in a series of mix-ups involving Sawaki's mail bag, a package of drugs and Noguchi's recently severed pinkie. Before he knows what's happening, Sawaki is being pursued by the police, who mistakenly think he is a dangerous criminal.
      Director
      Sabu
      Producer
      Taro Maki, Akiko Odawara
      Screenwriter
      Sabu
      Production Co
      Nikkatsu
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      Japanese
      Runtime
      1h 50m