THE LEGACY OF DR DEATH: BLACK FILE Press Notes & Photos From Warner Bros. Japan
Source: Warner Bros. Pictures Japan
Official Site: doctordeathmovie.jp (Japan)
A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE
Warner Bros. Pictures Japan has provided information and photos from the new thriller THE LEGACY OF DR DEATH: BLACK FILE (ドクター・デスの遺産−BLACK FILE−, Dokutā Desu no Isan −BLACK FILE−). PUNK SAMURAI SLASH DOWN (パンク侍、斬られて候, Panku Samurai Kirarete Soro, 2018) co-stars Go Ayano (RAGE, THE PROMISED LAND) and Keiko Kitagawa (ROOMMATE, STOLEN IDENTITY) reunite to portray two detectives hunting a bizarre serial killer engaging in euthanasia.
Based on the novel The Legacy of Dr. Death by Shichiri Nakayama, the movie is directed by Yoshihiro Fukagawa (IN HIS CHART, TWILIGHT: SAYA IN SASARA, SAGRADA RESET Parts 1 and 2). THE LEGACY OF DR DEATH: BLACK FILE will open in Japn on November 13.
“I will kill you without suffering.”
Dr. Death is a serial killer who euthanizes people with terminal illnesses after they contact him on the dark web.
Partners Hayato Inukai (Go Ayano) and Asuka Takachiho (Keiko Kitagawa) of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Investigation Division 1 set out to investigate the murders, but the bereaved families are thankful for the criminal’s assistance and protect him with false testimony.
Is Doctor Death just a bizarre murderer? Or is he a god of salvation? As the story progresses, the viewer may come to believe that the murderer is in the right.
THE LEGACY OF DR DEATH: BLACK FILE is a forbidden crime suspense tale inspired by a real doctor who euthanized 130 patients!
Japanese Theatrical Release: Friday, November 13, 2020 (Nationwide Roadshow)
Hayato Inukai: Go Ayano
Asuka Takachiho: Keiko Kitagawa
Sawada: Kenshi Okada
Director: Yoshihiro Fukagawa
Original Story: The Legacy of Dr. Death by Shichiri Nakayama (Published by Kadokawa Bunko / KADOKAWA)
Screenplay: Izumi Kawasaki
Producers: Kei Kushiyama, Kazunori Okada
Cinematographer: Osamu Fujiishi
Production Company: “The Legacy of Dr. Death -BLACK FILE-” Film Partners
Distributor (Japan): Warner Bros. Pictures Japan
International Sales: Nippon TV
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