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Vermilion Souls (2007)

Shureitachi (original title)
Set in Tokyo 7 years after WWII, this surreal story is about a 9 year old boy who wanders into a strange mansion, confined inside four adults suffering from incurable diseases, which prevents them from having exposure to the sun.

Director:

Masaki Iwana

Writer:

Masaki Iwana (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Mohamed Aroussi Mohamed Aroussi
Taku Furusawa Taku Furusawa
Valentina Miraglia Valentina Miraglia
Yuri Nagaoka Yuri Nagaoka
Kôshô Nanami Kôshô Nanami
Ryôichi Negishi Ryôichi Negishi
Hiroshi Sawa Hiroshi Sawa
Yûta Takihara Yûta Takihara
Moeno Wakamatsu Moeno Wakamatsu
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Set in Tokyo 7 years after WWII, this surreal story is about a 9 year old boy who wanders into a strange mansion, confined inside four adults suffering from incurable diseases, which prevents them from having exposure to the sun.

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Release Date:

20 January 2007 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Vermilion Souls See more »

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Japan

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