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The Forest of Love (2019)

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

Director:

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:

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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

11 October 2019 (USA) See more »

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Goofs

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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DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME
18 October 2019 | by hinahosoySee all my reviews

I only watched it because a friend wanted to make fun of it together with me and honestly... it was not even worth making fun of. It's pure trash. The most unstylish film I have seen in the recent years. The dialogue is so unnatural and on top of that, the plot-line is full of random elements that's neither funny nor surreal/intriguing.

It is basically a mash-up of all the worst student film you've seen in your life without it being funny.


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