Border Line

Border Line is a 2002 drama film, and the feature film debut of Korean-Japanese film director Sang-il Lee. It observes the lives of three un-related characters, a son, a father and a mother, each of whom has a troubled family background.

The film is largely a character study, structured in a style of a Robert Altman movie, showing a number of different sub-plots unfold over the course of a few days. The shooting-style adopted is often similar to that of Yasujiro Ozu.

The cast includes Tetsu Sawaki (Shuji Matsuda, the 17 year old high school student), Yumi Asou (Aikawa, the convenience store clerk), Ken Mitsuishi (the middle-aged yakuza), and Jun Murakami (Kurosawa, the taxi driver).

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