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Sanpo suru shinryakusha (2017)

Three aliens travel to Earth in preparation for a mass invasion, taking possession of human bodies.

Director:

Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Writers:

Tomohiro Maekawa (based on the play by), Kiyoshi Kurosawa (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Masami Nagasawa ... Narumi Kase
Ryûhei Matsuda ... Shinji Kase
Hiroki Hasegawa ... Sakurai
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Masahiro Higashide ... Pastor
Kyôko Koizumi ... Doctor
Kazuya Kojima Kazuya Kojima ... Detective Kurumada
Atsuko Maeda ... Asumi Kase
Ken Mitsuishi Ken Mitsuishi ... Suzuki
Shinnosuke Mitsushima Shinnosuke Mitsushima ... Maruo
Takashi Sasano Takashi Sasano ... Shinagawa
Mahiro Takasugi Mahiro Takasugi ... Amano
Yuri Tsunematsu ... Akira Tachibana
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Storyline

As vanguards of an invasion of the planet three aliens take possession of host bodies and assume human form. With superior technology, skills, strength and endurance the invading species is learning quickly and is sure to overwhelm the people of this planet. Unexpectedly, however, there is one force that could neuter the offensive. Written by aghaemi

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Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

16 September 2017 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Antes que Tudo Desapareça See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,370, 4 February 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$45,190, 11 March 2018
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Django Film,Nikkatsu See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Quotes

Amano: Can you keep a secret? We're invading Earth! Have I got your attention now?
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Connections

Spin-off Yochô: Sanpo suru Shinryakusha (2017) See more »

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User Reviews

Spooky Kiyoski Korosawa romance.
19 November 2017 | by MozjoukineSee all my reviews

Characteristic spooky Kurosawa romance but with added science fiction and suspense elements. The husband is acting strangely in hospital, the teenage girl emerges from the house blood stained and a cheery teenager connects with a reporter who shows up in a borrowed TV truck. The film spends most of it's not short running time exploring the mechanics of spaceman invasion and it's done through rather endearing aliens - even when they start wreaking havoc with very loud, government issue automatic weapons.

Scope filming and subdued playing register and the business of having the characters appear against backgrounds more brightly lit than they are manages to be eerie.


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