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year 2004
country Japan
directed by Hideta Takahata
screenplay Tetsurou Asou
cinematography by Jun Nakamura
music by   
produced by

 Yuichiro Etou, Kyukan Maeda, Yasushi Ogawa, Yoshihiro Suzuki, Masao Toshima

cast Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Miki Nakatani, Teruyuki Kagawa
genres Drama
production companies Venus Pictures

In a strange alienated world there is a secret hotel in a shabby diner called the Venus Café, harboring some unusual people where compelling secrets lie in each resident's heart. Torturing secrets that have broken their emotional boundaries in the past. In this bittersweet, heart-wrenching story, there lives a man by the name of Chonan (Tsuyoshi Kusanagi) who lives in the attic and works as a waiter or handyman at the hotel. Room 1 is shared by two residents; an incapable alcoholic and an illegal doctor named Doctor (Teruyuki Kagawa) and Wife (Miki Nakatani) who used to be a nurse but now works as a hostess living in the hopes of Doctor's recuperation. In Room 3 lives a bubbly girl by the name of Soda (Jo Eun Ji), who came from a deserted town where no one flowers flourished and has a dream to open her own flower shop. Finally, Room 4, occupied by a challenging young boy by the name of Boy (Lee Joon Gi), who carries around a gun longing to become a strong man and wishes to some day ...