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Danchi (2016)

An elderly couple is offered to meet with their dead son by strange people in exchange for herbal medicine.


Junji Sakamoto


Junji Sakamoto (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Naomi Fujiyama Naomi Fujiyama ... Hinako Yamashita
Ittoku Kishibe Ittoku Kishibe ... Seiji Yamashita
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mari Hamada ... Nishi
Mayu Harada Mayu Harada ... Minami
Hikaru Horiguchi Hikaru Horiguchi ... Takashi's wife
Renji Ishibashi ... Shozo Gyotoku
Setchin Kawaya Setchin Kawaya ... Cop
Akaji Maro ... Gondo
Masaki Miura Masaki Miura ... Manager
Takuya Nakayama Takuya Nakayama ... Naoya Yamashita
Hiroaki Ogasawara Hiroaki Ogasawara ... Kitaro Yoshizumi
Takumi Saitoh ... Kimiko Gyotoku (as Takumi Saitô)
Miyako Takeuchi Miyako Takeuchi ... Higashi
Yukari Taki Yukari Taki ... Kita
Takayuki Takuma Takayuki Takuma ... Shota Yoshizumi


An elderly couple, Seiji and Hinako, have been married for a long time. Their son has died. They sell herbal medicine featuring a family recipe handed down for generations. When they move to a new home not only rumours are spread about them, but also strange characters enter and leave their residence. Then a surreal offer is made. Written by aghaemi

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Release Date:

4 June 2016 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Projects See more »

Filming Locations:

Ashikaga, Tochigi, Japan

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Kino Films See more »
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