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An Adolescent (also know as Shôjo) full movie is released on Sep 29, 2001. Watch An Adolescent online - the Japanese Drama movie from Japan , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $111,287. An Adolescent is directed by Eiji Okuda and created by Katsuhiko Manabe with Eiji Okuda and Mayu Ozawa. An Adolescent is available online on Google Play Movies and YouTube.

Tomokawa is a tough guy turned bored cop who spends much of his time sating lonely housewives and looking after retarded teen Sukemasa. One day while hanging out at a bar, he is approached by a 15-year-old enjo kosai named Yoko, offering a round of illicit sex in exchange for cash. Though he demurs, their paths cross again and soon a relationship of sorts forms. Yoko, it turns out, is Sukemasa's sister; and both are the children of his old flame Yukie, a grasping, self-centered woman. Moreover, Yoko's grandfather is responsible for the massive tattoo sprawling across Tomokawa's back. Tomokawa soon takes both teens under his wing, protecting them from their heartless mother, and their lecherous stepfather. Soon, Yoko gets a similarly massive tattoo illustrating her bond with her policeman savior.

As know as:

Shôjo, An Adolescent, Shôjo, Une adolescente, Μια έφηβη

Release Date:

Aug 26, 2005

Release Date (Streaming):

Sep 26, 2006

Countries:

Japan

Language:

Japanese, French

Stream Service:

Indican Pictures

Production Companies:

Zero Pictures Co., Progressive Pictures

Gross worldwide:

$111,287

Reviews

Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
Decidedly uneven yet intriguing.
by rottentomatoes, Nov 10, 2005
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
A dirty old man's delight.
by rottentomatoes, Sep 30, 2005
Dana Stevens
New York Times
Shoujyo: An Adolescent seems to be several movies at once: a hard-boiled detective story, a Lolita-style intergenerational romance and a family psychodrama complete with pat Freudian flashbacks.
by rottentomatoes, Sep 30, 2005

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