THE AFTER-DINNER MYSTERIES

NAZOTOKI WA DINNER NO ATODE

By Masato HIJIKATA

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Comedy - Post-Production 2013

“Pardon me for saying this, but are you blind as a bat?”
A movie adaptation of the grand prize winner of the 2011 Honya (Bookshop) Award and a bestselling mystery that has sold 3 million copies whose main characters are an extraordinary duo made up of a sharp-tongued butler and an heiress cop. The

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Comedy
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • JAPANESE
    • Duration
    • 121 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Masato HIJIKATA
    • Writer(s)
    • Tsutomu KUROIWA
    • Synopsis
    • Butler-slash-sleuth Kageyama up against a serial murderer on a luxury liner!
      Reiko Hosho, the Hosho conglomerate heiress, and her butler, Kageyama, board the Singapore-bound The Princess Reiko, a luxury cruise ship owned by the Hoshos. It is Reiko’s first time in 18 years to embark this ship that is like a small town in itself, complete with restaurants, casino, spa, and movie theater.
      Reiko looks forward to her long-deserved vacation, but an odd dead body is discovered onboard. Then she hears that man’s voice resonate through the charged atmosphere… “Yes, yes, yes, yes.” It is her boss, Captain Kazamatsuri, who specializes in throwing cases off course with his ridiculous theories. To Reiko’s chagrin, he is also on the ship to guard the K Lion, a statue to be presented to Singapore from the city of Kunitachi. Even on the ship, Reiko is forced to play her dual role as heiress and detective.
      Seven days until their arrival in Singapore. The murderer, hiding among 3,000 passengers and crewmembers, must be apprehended.
      Then another incident occurs, and another after that. “Miss Reiko, I have no clue about the truth behind this mystery.” The answer even eludes Kageyama and his brilliant mind.
      What is the perpetrator after?
      Soon, Kageyama realizes that the victims have something in common, but among the turmoil, Reiko is kidnapped…
      The movie was shot on location overseas—something that was never done in the TV series or the TV special—and the murder this time occurs behind locked doors on a luxury liner.
      In this large-scale production of a feature movie, Reiko Hosho may even be the perpetrator’s target! What kind of fight will Kageyama put up to protect his master?!
      The series’ greatest mystery solving is now a movie!!
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