- 1h 58min
- Directed by: Kôji Fukada
- Written by: Kôji Fukada
- Cast: Mariko Tsutsui, Tadanobu Asano, Kanji Furutachi
- Language: Japanese
- UK release: 5 April 2017
Akie (Tsutsui) and Toshio (Furutachi)’s marriage is disrupted when Yasaka (Asano), an old acquaintance of Toshio, enters their lives. Noirish Japanese thriller with an attention-grabbing narrative structure; it drags a little in the second segment, but with top-notch performances it’s a riveting exploration of virtue, vengeance and moral flaws.
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Reviews & features
Harmonium1 May 2017
Riveting, prize-winning domestic thriller from Japanese director Kôji Fukada
Deceptively serene at its outset, but increasingly unpredictable and unforgiving as its story develops, this noirish Japanese thriller plays on the troubling truth that you can never quite know everything about the person you marry. Or how the…
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