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A Promise (1986)

Ningen no yakusoku (original title)
An old woman has died and her widower with dementia confesses to killing her. After this, the story goes back in time to show the events leading up to her death.

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Rentarô Mikuni ...
Ryôsaku Morimoto
Chôichirô Kawarasaki ...
Yoshio, Ryôsaku's son
Orie Satô ...
Ritsuko, Yoshio's wife
Sachiko Murase ...
Tatsu, Ryôsaku's wife
Mieko Yûki
Chôei Takahashi ...
Takeya Nakamura
Reiko Tajima ...
Saeko Nogawa
Kumiko Takeda ...
Naoko, Yoshio's daughter
Tetta Sugimoto ...
Takao, Yoshio's son
Masao Imafuku
Kenzô Tabu
Katsura Kawasaki
Michio Hino
Kikue Akizuki
Nobuko Tashiro
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An old woman has died and her widower with dementia confesses to killing her. After this, the story goes back in time to show the events leading up to her death.

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17 March 1987 (USA)  »

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