Director: Joji ""George"" Iida
D Joji 'George' Iida P Takashi Hirano S Masaru Nakamura, Hiroshi Saito, Joji 'George' Iida WS Pony Canyon Inc. L Japanese w/English subtitles TD 35mm/Col/2003/122mins
Joji 'George' Iida was born in Suwa City, Japan in 1959. Films: Battle Heater: Kotatsu (1990), Tokyo Babylon 1999 (1993), Rasen (1998), Another Heaven (2000), Jam Films (MIFF 2003, co-dir).
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