Into the White Night

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Into the White Night
Into the White Night.jpg
Directed by Yoshihiro Fukagawa
Produced by Hiroyuki Ishigaki
Written by Yoshihiro Fukagawa
Shingo Irie
Akari Yamamoto
Based on Byakuyakō (English title: Journey Under the Midnight Sun)
by Keigo Higashino
Starring Maki Horikita
Kengo Kora
Music by Mamiko Hirai
Cinematography Hirokazu Ishii
Edited by Naoya Bando
Distributed by GAGA CORPORATION
Release date
  • October 25, 2010 (2010-10-25) (Tokyo)
  • January 29, 2011 (2011-01-29) (Japan)
Running time
149 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese
Box office $4,593,914[1]

Into the White Night (白夜行, Byakuyako) is a 2010 Japanese film directed by Yoshihiro Fukagawa.[2] It was screened in the Main Programme of the Panorama section at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival.[3] It is based on a novel by Keigo Higashino.

Plot[edit]

A pawn shop owner in Osaka is murdered, but due to a lack of conclusive evidence the police lists the man's death as a suicide. Detective Sasagaki, who investigated the case, can't forget the main suspect's daughter Yukiho (Maki Horikita) and the pawn shop owner's son Ryoji.

As time goes by, more mysterious deaths surround Yukiho and Ryoji. Detective Sasagaki, still unable to let go of the pawn shop owner case, discovers startling details about Yukiho and Ryoji.

Cast[edit]

  • Maki Horikita as Yukiho Karasawa
  • Kengo Kora as Ryoji Kirihara
  • Keiko Toda as Yaiko Kirihara
  • Tetsushi Tanaka as Isamu Matsuura
  • Ayame Koike as Mika Shinozuka
  • Eichiro Funakoshi as Junjo Sasagaki
  • Nobuo Kyo as Kazunari Shinozuka
  • Yurie Midori as Eriko Kawashima
  • Urara Awata as Noriko Kurihara
  • Yuki Imai as Ryoji Kirihara (10 years old)
  • Shiori Fukumoto as Yukiho Nishimoto (10 years old)

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