Limosin's initial plan was to follow the tale of Naoki, a pimply, overweight, and aimless 20 year old who mopes around the house all day. His mother, who apparently has "friends" who have "friends," is talked into sending him into the Kumagai yakuza clan as an apprentice. He'll learn discipline, respect, and hard work, she is told. She agrees somewhat reluctantly, and in an instant Naoki out the door and not looking back.
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The titles refers to Sylvester Stallone's initial Rambo adventure, First Blood, which directly inspires ruffian Lee Carter (Will Poulter) and his puritan school chum Will Proudfoot (Bill Milner) to make their own movie in the summer of 1982. There are obstacles, of course. Will's family belongs to a strict religious organization that forbids movies, television, and other forms of pop culture. Lee's own family is nonexistent. His parents travel often, leaving him in the care of an older brother who could care less.
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In one of the tiniest theatres, on one of the smallest stages, and playing to a diminutive audience, the petite Amy Odell played a tremendous gig...
Live Through This was released on this day (April 12) in 1994.