GYAKUFUNSHA KAZOKU (1984)

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Alternative titles

  • CRAZY FAMILY Alternative
  • The BACK-JET FAMILY Alternative

Synopsis

Comedy. Modern Japanese nuclear family moves to their new suburban, two-storey, three bedroom house. The grandfather comes to visit and outstays his welcome. The father has an idea of digging a cellar room for him. In following weeks he becomes more and more obsessed with his task until he accidentally strikes a nest of white ants. The battle to exterminate them brings nothing but new problems until finally, after various disasters, including a failed group suicide attempt, the family demolishes the house. They are last seen happily living on the land between two motorway flyovers.

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