Moonlight Whispers

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Moonlight Whispers
Moonlight Whispers poster
Directed by Akihiko Shiota
Produced by Hiroyuki Negishi
Screenplay by
  • Yoichi Nishiyama
  • Akihiko Shiota
Based on Gekko no Sasayaki
by Masahiko Kikuni
Music by Shinsuke Honda
Cinematography Shigeru Komatsubara
Edited by Yoshio Sugano
Distributed by Bitters End
Release date
  • October 23, 1999 (1999-10-23)
Running time
100 min.
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Moonlight Whispers (月光の囁き, Gekko no Sasayaki) is a 1999 Japanese film directed by Akihiko Shiota and based on the manga Gekko no sasayaki by Masahiko Kikuni.[1][2]


Boy (Takuya) meets girl (Satsuki), they fall in love. When she discovers his fetishes Satsuki brands Takuya hentai (pervert) and leaves him, only to be drawn back by the power his fetishes give her over him.



The film has received mixed reviews, scoring 57 out of 100 on the review aggregator site Metacritic.[3]



  1. ^ Scott, A. O. (November 22, 2000). "Moonlight Whispers - FILM REVIEW; Masochists Always Hurt The Ones They Love -". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-07-27. 
  2. ^ 月光の囁き (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2013-10-30. 
  3. ^ "Sasayaki Reviews on Metacritic". Metacritic. Retrieved June 28, 2016. 
  4. ^ "YUBARI INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL'99". Retrieved 2009-09-20.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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