THE SAMURAI THAT NIGHT

SONO YORU NO SAMURAI

By Masaaki AKAHORI

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Drama - Completed 2012

The film adaptation of a provocative play of the same name, nominated at Kishida Drama Award. An Extraordinary story which depicts human cruelty, insanity inherent in human nature.

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BFI London FF 2012
First Feature Competition
    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • JAPANESE
    • Duration
    • 119 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Masaaki AKAHORI
    • Synopsis
    • Kenichi Nakamura (Masato Sakai) who works at an ironworks factory lost his wife 5 years ago by a hit-and-run accident. Since then he has lost his heart and been spending lifeless days.. Kijima (Takayuki Kijima) who is responsible for the accident has just finished the prison term and is now back home. Kijima receives the threatening letter says “I will kill you and will kill myself on the death anniversary of
      my wife”. As he thought that the letter must have come from Kenichi: People around Kenichi, a brother in law (Hirofumi Arai), a friend of Kijima (Go Ayano) and Kijima’s colleages are all trying to stop such revenge.
      The two meet in the night of the day….
      What does the “revenge” would actually mean and where the two would finally ends up at….?
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