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Goddess of 1967

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Genre:Drama, Comedy, Romance
Release Date:May 10, 2000
Running time:108 minutes
Cast:Rikiya Kurokawa, Rose Byrne, Nicholas Hope, Elise McCredie
Director:Clara Law
Producer:Peter Sainsbury, Eddie L C Fong
Writer:Clara Law, Eddie L C Fong
Distributor:Fortissimo Film Sales

Description: Two young people with little in common are thrown together under unusual circumstances in this offbeat drama directed by Clara Law, who made a number of well-received films in Hong Kong before emigrating to Australia. Yoshiyashi (Rikiya Kurokawa) is an expert computer hacker and snake enthusiast who travels to Australia from his home in Tokyo to buy the car of his dreams -- a perfectly restored 1967 Citroen DS. However, when Yoshiyashi arrives at the home of the man selling the car, he makes a shocking discovery -- the owner has killed his wife and turned the gun on himself, leaving behind Deidre (Rose Byrne), the man's niece, who is both blind and emotionally unstable. As it turns out, the Citroen is still for sale, but now Yoshiyashi must make his deal with one of the man's relatives, who lives a five-day drive away. Yoshiyashi brings Deidre along for the ride, who in the course of the trip learns a lot about Yoshiyashi's studied cool, while he gets clearer perspective on the troubled past behind her impulsive eccentricity. The Goddess of 1967 was shown in competition at the 2000 Venice and Toronto film festivals.~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide

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