Desa loves his mother and the piece of land which has mortgaged by his late father when he was involved in local politics. To Desa, life is meaning less if he cannot even prevent the land from falling into the hands of someone else. He needs money to redeem the land. His friend, Lazim suggests that he should go to Kuala Lumpur where he can earn some money with his singing talent. Desa fails to adapt to city life and returns to the village.
Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide.
Kitano plays Murakawa, a Tokyo yakuza tiring of gangster life. Along with a few of his henchmen, he is sent by his boss to Okinawa to help end a gang war, supposedly to mediate between two warring clans.