Mourning Wife

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Mourning Wife
Mourning Wife.jpg
Theatrical poster for Mourning Wife (2001)
Directed by Daisuke Gotō[1]
Produced by Daisuke Gotō
Written by Daisuke Gotō
Kannin
Starring Mayuko Sasaki
Koharu Yamasaki
Music by Kazumi Ōba
Cinematography Masahide Iioka
Edited by Shōji Sakai
Distributed by Shintōhō
Release date(s) September 28, 2001
Running time 60 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Mourning Wife (喪服の女 崩れる Mofuku no onna: Kuzureru?) aka An Affair with a Woman in Mourning is a 2001 Japanese Pink film directed by Daisuke Gotō. It won the Silver Prize at the Pink Grand Prix ceremony. Personnel awards also went to Mayuko Sasaki for Best Actress, 2nd place and Masahide Iioka for Cinematography.[2]

Synopsis[edit]

Tomoko, the wife of an impotent and bitter man, hires a younger man to help her run her printing press business. She becomes involved in an affair with him. A suspense-pink in homage to The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946).[3]

Cast[edit]

  • Mayuko Sasaki: Tomiko Tachibana
  • Koharu Yamasaki: Kyōko Yano
  • Yukijirō Hotaru: Yutaka
  • Kenichi Kanbe: Patient on crutches
  • Shiori Kawamura: Nurse / Kaori
  • Hiroyuki Kawasaki: Hiroyuki
  • Keisaku Kimura: Ryūzō Sakata
  • Yoshikata Matsuki: Mamoru Tachibana
  • Kanae Mizuhara: Kanae
  • Kumiko Mori: Kumiko
  • Hōryū Nakamura: Akira
  • Toshimasa Niiro: Akio

Bibliography[edit]

English[edit]

Japanese[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Infobox data from "喪服の女 崩れる" (in Japanese). P.G. Web Site. Retrieved 2009-06-28.  and "喪服の女 崩れる" (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-06-28. 
  2. ^ "Best Ten of 2001 (2001年度ベストテン)" (in Japanese). P*G Website. Retrieved January 18, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Mourning Wife". pinkeiga.com. Retrieved 2009-06-28. [dead link]
Preceded by
Pink Salon Hospital 3: No-Pants Exam Room
Pink Grand Prix Silver Prize
2001
Succeeded by
Housekeeper with Beautiful Skin: Made Wet with Finger Torture