• Wasabi (2002)


Release Date: September 27th, 2002

DVD Release Date: February 11th, 2003

R |1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary

When his former lover dies, a French policeman (Jean Reno) travels to Tokyo to take care of his estranged daughter (Ryôko Hirosue).

Cast: Jean Reno, Ryôko Hirosue, Michel Muller, Carole Bouquet, Ludovic Berthillot, Michel Scourneau, Christian Sinniger, Véronique Balme

Director: Gérard Krawczyk

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Victor Company of Japan Ltd. (JVC) [jp], TF1 Films Productions, Canal+, EuropaCorp, Destiny [jp], Samitose Productions [fr]

Keywords: 2000s, Daughter, Amusing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    Like a Hollywood buddy-cop movie gone through a multi-culti blender. It holds up a funhouse mirror to that familiar scenario in which a maverick cop breaks the rules. show more

  • 50
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    At least Reno is around -- and he's the only spice in this stale, slick stew show more

  • 75
    Megan LehmannNew York Post

    The spaniel-eyed Jean Reno ("Ronin") infuses Hubert with a mixture of deadpan cool, wry humor and just the measure of tenderness required to give this comic slugfest some heart. show more

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