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The Samurai That Night (2012)

Sono yoru no samurai (original title)
A widower sends daily reminders to the petty criminal who killed his wife in a traffic accident that on the anniversary of her death, he will kill him.

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Masato Sakai ...
Kenichi Nakamura
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Hiroshi Kijima
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Mika
Hirofumi Arai ...
Junichi Aoki
Gô Ayano ...
Denden ...
Susumu Sato
Haruka Kinami ...
Akiko Kobayashi
Katsuya Kobayashi ...
Old man at snack bar
Daisuke Kuroda ...
Taniminoru
Rie Minemura ...
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Maki Sakai ...
Hisako Nakamura
Tomorowo Taguchi ...
Nobuo Hoshi
Tsutomu Takahashi ...
Kohei Kubo
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Yumiko Seki
Kinuo Yamada ...
Sachiko Kawamura
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A widower sends daily reminders to the petty criminal who killed his wife in a traffic accident that on the anniversary of her death, he will kill him.

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