Author Keigo Higashino wrote the novel to commemorate the 30th anniversary of his career, and it became an instant bestseller, capturing immense attention from the beginning and selling over 270,000 copies in just a month after its publication. The film is directed by Yukihiko Tsutsumi, a genius of the Japanese film industry whose filmography includes entertainment spectacles that capture the atmosphere of the era, such as the TRICK and SPEC series, as well as hardcore, profound human dramas, such as Memories of Tomorrow and The Big Bee. Costarring in the film are two of the most alluring actors in Japan today! Ryoko Shinohara takes on the challenging role of the mother, who is at the mercy of a cruel fate and tries to protect her daughter with fervor bordering on madness. Hidetoshi Nishijima plays the father, who is deeply tormented by his wife’s aberrant behavior provoked by her love for their child.
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