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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Supporting cast lineup of new movie "Yurigokoro" announced

The supporting cast lineup of new movie "Yurigokoro" starring Yoshitaka Yuriko has been announced. The movie which will be shown in cinemas from 23 September and directed by Kumazawa Naoto , is based on the same-titled novel by Numata Mahokaru that was published in 2011 and features Yoshitaka in her first murderer role to date. One day, a family comes to find a diary belonging to someone from their dying father's study which describes how the person killed multiple people but they are unable to tell if this is a fictional story or a real account by the person and why this was written. Yoshitaka plays the heroine Misako described in the diary who is destined to kill people so as to be at peace with herself emotionally. However, when she comes to understand what true love is, she tries to fight against her fate and struggles with the resulting internal turmoil.

Matsuyama Kenichi plays the role of Yosuke living in the Showa era who has an unspeakable secret and emotional scar like Misako. When the two of them meet, they try to relieve their loneliness in each other's company. As for Matsuzaka Toori, he plays the role of Ryosuke in the current era who discovers the diary talking about Misako from his dying father's study room. Satsukawa Aimi plays Mitsuko who is a friend of Misako while the younger version of Misako is played by Kiyohara Kaya, As for Seino Nana, she plays Ryosuke's fiancee Chie who disappears suddenly without a word while Kimura Tae plays Chie's ex-colleague Hosoya, a mysterious woman who was asked to pass a message from Chie to Ryosuke.

Filming is expected to be completed by late August. Some of the cast members including Matsuyama who are featured in the Showa era completed their filming last autumn while those in the current era including Matsuzaka will only begin their filming from late June.

Sources: Nikkansports / Sanspo / Eiga.com

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