The Snow White Murder Case
|The Snow White Murder Case|
|Directed by||Yoshihiro Nakamura|
|Written by||Tamio Hayashi|
|Based on||Shirayuki hime Satsujin Jiken|
by Kanae Minato
|Music by||Goro Yasukawa|
|Distributed by||Shochiku Co., Ltd.|
|Box office||¥1 billion (US$8.6 million)|
Yuji Akahoshi (Gou Ayano) receives a phone call from an old high school friend, Risako Kano (Misako Renbutsu). She tells him that her co-worker at a cosmetics company was stabbed to death and then doused in flames. Yuji Akahoshi decides to interview workers at the company and others that knew the victim, Noriko Miki (Nanao), for his television show.
Yuji Akahoshi soon discovers that another co-worker, Miki Shirono (Mao Inoue) disappeared the same night of the murder. She was last seen running to the train station shortly after Noriko Miki's death. Yuji attempts to unravel the mystery of Miki Shirono.
- Mao Inoue as Miki Shirono
- Gō Ayano as Yuji Akahoshi
- Nanao as Noriko Miki
- Nobuaki Kaneko as Satoshi Shinoyama
- Erena Ono as Eimi Mitsushima
- Mitsuki Tanimura as Minori Maetani (Miki's friend from university)
- Shihori Kanjiya as Yuko Tanimura (Miki's childhood friend)
- Shunsuke Daito as Shingo Eto (Miki's ex-middle school friend)
- Misako Renbutsu as Risako Kano
- Shōta Sometani as Hasegawa
- Dankan as Kozaburo Shirono (Miki's father)
- Yoko Akino as atsuki Shirono (Miki's mother)
- Mao Miyaji as Mayama
- "All Alone in the World" performed by Serizawa Brothers (Tsukemen)
Awards and nominations
|2015||38th Japan Academy Prize||Best Actress in a Leading Role||Mao Inoue||Nominated|
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