“TOKYO GODFATHERS” BRINGS IN THE NEW YEAR Image

From Satoshi Kon, director of “Millennium Actress” and “Perfect Blue,” Tokyo Godfathers opens in theaters on January 16th.
In TOKYO GODFATHERS, it’s Christmas and snow is turning Tokyo into a white city. Somewhere in Shinjuku, there are three energetic homeless people, Gin (an alcoholic ex-bicycle racer), Hana (an ex-drag queen), and Miyuki (an adolescent runaway). While rummaging through a pile of trash for their Christmas gifts, they hear a muffled crying sound coming from the pile; they dig into the pile to find an angelic baby. Gin insists they go to the police and return the abandoned baby, but Hana, who has always dreamt of being a mother, has made her mind up to keep the baby and name it ‘Kiyoko.’ Armed with a business card and a few photographs, the eccentric family heads into an odyssey to discover the baby’s home. In a harrowing comedic and uplifting journey they discover their own history and happiness.

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  1. Laura says:

    just seen it, and it’s really awesome!!! <333
    i think i'll watch it again ^O^

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