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The Hunter and the Hunted (2004)

Yudan taiteki (original title)
Jin (Yakusho), a young, widowed police detective who is thinking of leaving the force to better take care of his 8 year old daughter Misaki (Kanno), by chance arrests Neko (Emoto), an ... See full summary »

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Detective Jin
Akira Emoto ...
Neko
Yui Natsukawa ...
Miss Makiko
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Keiko Awaji
Kintarô Hara
Rio Kanno ...
Misaki at 8 years
Ayaka Maeda ...
Misaki Sekigawa at 18 years
Kenji Mizuhashi
Eiji Okuda
Ayumu Saitô
Masahiko Tsugawa
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Jin (Yakusho), a young, widowed police detective who is thinking of leaving the force to better take care of his 8 year old daughter Misaki (Kanno), by chance arrests Neko (Emoto), an accomplished middle aged burglar who has just fixed Misaki's bicycle. After Neko has several weeks to see Jin in the interrogation room, he decides to confess to Jin and teach him how to become a capable detective and worthy adversary. By the time Neko serves his 10 year sentence, Jin is a highly regarded detective and they can they start their contest in earnest. Written by Maple-2

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