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The Forest of Love (2019)

Ai-naki Mori de Sakebe (original title)
Inspired by a real multiple murder case.

Director:

Sion Sono

Writer:

Sion Sono
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kippei Shîna ... Joe Murata
Shinnosuke Mitsushima ... Shin
Kyoko Hinami Kyoko Hinami ... Taeko
Eri Kamataki Eri Kamataki ... Mitsuko
Young Dais Young Dais
Natsuki Kawamura Natsuki Kawamura
Yuzuka Nakaya Yuzuka Nakaya
Dai Hasegawa Dai Hasegawa
Chiho Fujii Chiho Fujii
Tsukino Yamamoto Tsukino Yamamoto
Manaka Kinoshita Manaka Kinoshita
Miyu Kinoshita Miyu Kinoshita
Yuki Nagashima
Gaku Sano Gaku Sano
Takato Yonemoto ... Goto
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Inspired by a real multiple murder case.

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Sono in the Forest
31 October 2019 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

Sion Sono is a special director. He does things his way and his movies are quite weird mostly to say the least. So the first review (if you can call three sentences a review) I read here did not surprise me. And I don't even mean the low score (1/10), but the argument that was made that there are too many characters and you could not concentrate on one individual (hero?).

Maybe that can work as a warning. Either that other "review" or me mentioning it. Whatever the case, if you go in this, be prepared to see a meta take on the very infamous forest (this is not the first movie about it and surely won't be the last). There are many things going on and some may feel supernatural (this is what the forest is famously know for after all) ... but what is the mystery and what will it all lead to?


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