R | | Action, Drama, Comedy
A French cop gets 2 months leave for getting results too violently. His Japanese girlfriend, who vanished 19 years ago, has died and he flies Paris to Tokyo for her funeral and will full of surprises. The Yakuza meets his brutal ways.
Ryoko Hirosue didn't know a word of French; she learned all of her lines phonetically.
You're wearing cologne?
Hubert Fiorentini: Yes, I found an old bottle.
Sofia: The bottle I gave you 2 years ago?
After arriving in Tokyo, Hubert asks Momo to drive him to Shinjuku district to meet the lawyer. However, the following scene shows Hubert getting out of the car at Akihabara (the famous electronics shopping district) which is on the other side of Tokyo. This is evident by the iconic Akihabara pedestrian crossing under the green train bridge where he gets off. Later on, Hubert again leaves "Shinjuku" from what is clearly Akihabara and its electronics shops in the background.
$148,954 (Belgium) (2 November 2001)
$81,525 (USA) (20 October 2002)
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