Acclaimed Japanese director Takeshi Kitano comes up with a warm and inspiring storyline in "Kikujiro" (1999). This beautiful comedy-drama stars Takeshi Kitano, Yusuke Sekiguchi, and Kayoko Kishimot. A young man decides to spend his vacation in search of his mother, whom he has never met. On the way, he encounters an ill-tempered man who travels with him and protects him from the various obstacles along their adventure. Join the duo on an epic journey as they two slowly grow to accept one another, and learn a few lessons about life and friendship.