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Hasen no marisu (1999)

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Hitomi Kuroki Hitomi Kuroki ... Endô, Youko
Takanori Jinnai Takanori Jinnai ... Asou, Kimihiko
Tetsuo Yamashita Tetsuo Yamashita ... Akamatsu, Naoki
Toshio Kakei ... Morishima, Ichiro
Akira Shirai Akira Shirai ... Haruna, Seiichi
Akira Nakao Akira Nakao ... Arikawa, Hirofumi
Saburô Shinoda Saburô Shinoda ... Kuraka, Kenji
Takeo Nakahara ... Agawa, Takaaki
Kandai Tsutsumi Kandai Tsutsumi ... Agawa, Junya
Kunio Hatoyama Kunio Hatoyama ... Masajie
Atsuo Nakamura Atsuo Nakamura ... Nagasaka, Fumio
Kumiko Ohba ... Mrs. assistant professor
Naomi Akimoto Naomi Akimoto ... Aso, Kayoko
Takurô Tatsumi Takurô Tatsumi ... Susaki
Katsuhiko Sasaki Katsuhiko Sasaki ... Yoshimura, Teruo
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Japan

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Japanese

Release Date:

11 March 2000 (Japan) See more »

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The Frame See more »

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Fgp, Kankyo Art Kenkyujo See more »
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Unsettling thriller
30 August 2001 | by sharptongueSee all my reviews

Far from one of the best J/ese films ever made, but still well worth watching.

Hitchcock's influence looms very large in this film. The story is basically a war of nerves between video editor Yoko Endo and suspected accomplice to murder Kimiko Asao. The see-sawing between them, augmented by the actions of a few characters more peripheral, keeps the story steadily moving along and very well holds the interest.

And, like Hitch, the film raises more than one edgy moral issue, and the washup is quite something.

Hitomi Kuroki is the star, and she does a creditable job. But Takanori Jinnai is simply stunning. The way this guy uses facial expression alone makes the film worth watching.

Definitely recommended. English title is "The Frame".


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