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The Forest of Love (2019)

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

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Sion Sono

Writer:

Sion Sono
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Cast

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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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

11 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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When Shin is unable to kill Murata and drives away, he is wearing a blue shirt. A few minutes later, after he stops to pick up a young women with car trouble, he gets out of the car wearing a different, blue and white striped shirt. See more »

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References Titanic (1997) See more »

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this movie is a fxx up dark, twisted psychological movie, it's all about manipulating, violence and blinded
26 October 2019 | by jolo12See all my reviews

Tbh i don't understand why people are saying it's boring and waste of time. A Tips: no offense but Please Watch the Original Japanese Language Version Instead of The English Dub, Skip Instead of Drop, : E; It's Not Dialog-Heavy

This movie went from pure to dark and make you question humanity (i am not a fan of violence and twisted thing but I am up for the psychological part and the storyline) it just starting to get so dark bit by bit, i am scared to tears about how fragile they can be when they are being treaten to the edge and following the twisted order. some are being torture both physically and mentally with the blinded love¿ for passion and pride.

the actor and actress portray it incredibly For me, i think that the trailer itself did not advertise the climax of the movie (its being advertised as pure and not the dark psychological manipulative twisted part) maybe that's why the 2 hour length is scaring people away.


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