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Laplace's Witch (2018)

Rapurasu no majo (original title)
An environmental analyst is asked by the police to determine if two deaths by hydrogen sulfide poisoning are an accident - or a murder. But when he meets a young woman at both sites, a scientific mystery begins.

Director:

Takashi Miike

Writers:

Keigo Higashino (based on the novel by), Hiroyuki Yatsu (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Shô Sakurai Shô Sakurai ... Shusuke Aoe
Suzu Hirose ... Madoka Uhara
Sôta Fukushi ... Kento Amakasu
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rei Dan ... Mina Uhara
Lily Franky ... Dr. Zentaro Uhara
Tao Okamoto ... Rei Kirimiya
Eriko Satô Eriko Satô ... Chisato Mizuki
Mirai Shida ... Tetsuko Okunishi
Masanobu Takashima ... Toru Takeo
Hiroshi Tamaki ... Yuji Nakaoka
Etsushi Toyokawa ... Saisei Amakasu
Shôji Ômiya Shôji Ômiya
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An environmental analyst is asked by the police to determine if two deaths by hydrogen sulfide poisoning are an accident - or a murder. But when he meets a young woman at both sites, a scientific mystery begins.

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Country:

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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

4 May 2018 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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$10,973,306
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Quotes

Shusuke Aoe: Who are you?
Madoka Uhara: I am a witch. Laplace's Witch.
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Written by Alan Walker , Jesper Borgen , Mood Melodies and Gunnar Greve
Performed by Iselin Solheim
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GOOD ENOUGH
27 February 2019 | by gonijohnSee all my reviews

Two interesting hours, an excellent idea, as for the other viewers, there are tones of american movies, with a lot of car-chasing, shooting and other similar ''woo'' things. Why bothering with this kind of movies?


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