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Suspect X (2008)

Yôgisha X no kenshin (original title)
It's another battle of the wits for the brilliant but eccentric physicist, Yukawa, and detective, Kaoru.

Director:

Hiroshi Nishitani

Writers:

Yasushi Fukuda (screenplay), Keigo Higashino (serial story "Yôgisha X no kenshin")
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Cast

Credited cast:
Masaharu Fukuyama ... Manabu Yukawa
Ko Shibasaki ... Kaoru Utsumi (as Kô Shibasaki)
Kazuki Kitamura ... Shumpei Kusanagi
Yasuko Matsuyuki ... Yasuko Hanaoka
Shin'ichi Tsutsumi ... Tetsuya Ishigami
Duncan Duncan ... Kuniaki Kudo (as Dankan)
Keishi Nagatsuka Keishi Nagatsuka ... Shinji Togashi
Miho Kanazawa Miho Kanazawa ... Misato Hanaoka
Ikkei Watanabe Ikkei Watanabe ... Hiromi Koribayashi
Hiroshi Shinagawa ... Shiro Yuge
Miki Maya ... Sakurako Shironouchi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ethan Amis Ethan Amis ... Clue with Santa
Lily Franky ... (as Lily Frankie)
Tsuyoshi Hayashi Tsuyoshi Hayashi ... Kensuke Murase
Yasufumi Hayashi Yasufumi Hayashi ... Junichi Kakimoto
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Storyline

It's another battle of the wits for the brilliant but eccentric physicist, Yukawa, and detective, Kaoru.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

4 October 2008 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Suspect X See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$54,846,110
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Manabu Yukawa: Is it harder to create an unsolvable problem or solve it?
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Connections

Version of Perfect Number (2012) See more »

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Brilliant Adaptation from a Masterpiece of Higashino
13 April 2019 | by HLX1992See all my reviews

Any fan of thrillers should be no stranger to the name of Higashino. This film is of course a brilliant adaptation of the book. The tension has been created right from the start and maintained throughout the film. There have always been misguiding trivialites that lead you deep into the woods, or snow-clad mountains. You can sense there will be some more twists and turns in it while watching the plot unfolds.


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