The Wings of the Kirin

  • Movie: The Wings of the Kirin
  • Romaji: Kirin no Tsubasa: Gekijoban Shinzanmono
  • Japanese: 麒麟の翼 / 麒麟の翼 劇場版・新参者
  • Director:Nobuhiro Doi
  • Writer:Keigo Higashino (novel)
  • World Premiere: October, 2011 (Tokyo International Film Festival)
  • Release Date: January 28, 2012
  • Runtime:
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Summary

A man’s body is found under the statue of a giraffe with wings in the Nihombashi area of Tokyo. A suspect named Yashima has a car accident and falls unconscious while he is attempting to run away. Yashima’s lover Kaori comes from Fukushima and tells detectives that he is absolutely not a criminal. Meanwhile, Detective Kyoichiro Kaga’s (Hiroshi Abe) investigates and uncovers a point of contact between the dead body and Yashima. A hidden fact of the victim is revealed which even his children did not know about …

Cast

  • Hiroshi Abe – Kyoichiro Kaga
  • Yui Aragaki – Kaori Nakahara
  • Meisa Kuroki – Ami Aoyama
  • Junpei Mizobata – Yuhei Matsumiya
  • Rena Tanaka – Tokiko Kanamori
  • Tori Matsuzaka – Yuto Aoyagi
  • Masaki Suda – Tomoyuki Yoshinaga
  • Takahiro Miura – Huyuki Yajima
  • Hitori Gekidan – Hajime Itokawa
  • Seika Taketomi – Haruka Aoyagi
  • Kento Yamazaki – Tatsuya Sugino
  • Seiya – Shota Kurosawa
  • Kiichi Nakai – Takeaki Aoyagi
  • Tsutomu Yamazaki – Takamasa Kaga

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