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Yurigokoro (Adv 18) S

10 Feb 2019

Directed by

Naoto Kumazawa

Image credit: © Mahokaru Numata / Futabasha © 2017 “Yurigokoro” Film Partners

Everything seems perfect in the life of aspiring restaurateur, Ryosuke (Tôri Matsuzaka); his business is thriving and he is about to be married to his beautiful fiancée. Yet, his existence begins to unravel when his father is diagnosed with late-stage pancreatic cancer. While going through his father’s belongings, Ryosuke discovers a diary and within its pages he reads a seemingly incriminating entry: “Without remorse, I take a life...” Is the passage a fictional account or the biographical memoir of a murderer? His world upended, it seems like things can’t get much worse for Ryosuke – just then, his fiancée vanishes.

With a stellar cast, this powerful theatrical adaptation of Mahokaru Numata’s mystery novel, Nan-Core, is written and directed by Naoto Kumazawa, who helmed Close Range Love and The Anthem of the Heart.

This screening will not feature adverts or trailers and will start promptly at the advertised time.

Please note that we recommend this film is only suitable those 18 and over because of prolonged and graphic scenes of violence and self-harm.

Screening as part of The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2019.