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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.

Director:

Yoshishige Yoshida

Writers:

Shuichi Sae (novel), Yoshishige Yoshida (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rentarô Mikuni ... Ryôsaku Morimoto
Chôichirô Kawarasaki Chôichirô Kawarasaki ... Yoshio, Ryôsaku's son
Orie Satô Orie Satô ... Ritsuko, Yoshio's wife
Sachiko Murase ... Tatsu, Ryôsaku's wife
Mieko Yûki Mieko Yûki
Chôei Takahashi Chôei Takahashi ... Takeya Nakamura
Reiko Tajima ... Saeko Nogawa
Kumiko Takeda ... Naoko, Yoshio's daughter
Tetta Sugimoto Tetta Sugimoto ... Takao, Yoshio's son
Masao Imafuku
Kenzô Tabu
Katsura Kawasaki Katsura Kawasaki
Michio Hino Michio Hino
Kikue Akizuki Kikue Akizuki
Nobuko Tashiro Nobuko Tashiro
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

17 March 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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