(Clockwise from left) Suzu Hirose, Ryo Yoshizawa and Shinichi Tsutsumi in a still from Not Quite Dead Yet (category IIA, Japanese), directed by Shinji Hamasaki. (Clockwise from left) Suzu Hirose, Ryo Yoshizawa and Shinichi Tsutsumi in a still from Not Quite Dead Yet (category IIA, Japanese), directed by Shinji Hamasaki.
(Clockwise from left) Suzu Hirose, Ryo Yoshizawa and Shinichi Tsutsumi in a still from Not Quite Dead Yet (category IIA, Japanese), directed by Shinji Hamasaki.

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Not Quite Dead Yet movie review: in manic Japanese comedy, Suzu Hirose plays an eccentric scientist’s daughter

  • Suzu Hirose has a strained relationship with her eccentric scientist father, played by Shinichi Tsutsumi – and that’s before he pretends to die
  • A list of well known Japanese actors in supporting roles, including Lily Franky and Satoshi Tsumabuki, help make this nonsensical comedy an entertaining ride

Topic |   Asian cinema: Japanese films
(Clockwise from left) Suzu Hirose, Ryo Yoshizawa and Shinichi Tsutsumi in a still from Not Quite Dead Yet (category IIA, Japanese), directed by Shinji Hamasaki. (Clockwise from left) Suzu Hirose, Ryo Yoshizawa and Shinichi Tsutsumi in a still from Not Quite Dead Yet (category IIA, Japanese), directed by Shinji Hamasaki.
(Clockwise from left) Suzu Hirose, Ryo Yoshizawa and Shinichi Tsutsumi in a still from Not Quite Dead Yet (category IIA, Japanese), directed by Shinji Hamasaki.
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