Slapstick Brothers (2011)
Slapstick Brothers is a 2011 Japanese movie written and directed by comedian Hiroshi Shinagawa.
- Original title
- Transliterated title
- Manzai Gang
- Release date
- March 19, 2011
- Distributed by
- Kadokawa Pictures
Tobio is a manzai comic named who’s been consistently unsuccessful over the span of his 10-year career. Out of frustration, he gets incredibly drunk and winds up landing in jail cell where he meets a tough delinquent named Ryuhei.
Tobio recognizes Ryuhei’s demeanor would make him the perfect tsukkomi (straight man) of a manzai comedy duo and convinces him to become his partner. Things go well at first, until Ryuhei is attacked and Tobio is kidnapped…
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