Friday 2nd December 2011
Nominated for 15 Japanese Academy Awards and based on the award winning novel by Shuichi Yoshida and starring Satoshi Tsumabuki, Eri Fukatsu, Masaki Okada, Hikari Mitsushima and Kirin Kiki, Villain is released on DVD on 5th December 2011 from Third Window Films.
Yuichi (Satoshi Tsumabuki) is a construction worker who has lived his entire life in a dreary fishing village. With no girlfriend or friends, he spends his days working and looking after his grandparents, with no enjoyment in life other than his car. Meanwhile, Mitsuyo (Eri Fukatsu) also lives a monotonous life pacing between the men's clothing store where she works and the apartment where she lives with her sister. When the two lonely souls meet using an online dating site, they immediately fall in love with each other. But there's a secret Yuichi had been keeping from Mitsuyo: Yuichi is the one suspected of killing the woman whose body was found at Mitsue Pass only a few days before...
As Yuichi and his new lover try to elude the police, the events that led up to the murder and its aftermath are revealed. We learn the stories of the victim, the murderer, and their families - stories of loneliness, love hotels, violence and desperation, exposing the inner lives of men and woman who are not everything they appear to be.
Who is the true "villain" here?
- Making Of featurette
- Interview with Satoshi Tsumabuki and director Lee Sang-Il
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.