A Girl Missing
aka Yokogao
First screened in October 2019
Director: Kôji Fukada. Cast: Mariko Tsutsui, Mikako Ichikawa, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Hisako Ookata, Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Miyu Ogawa, Ren Sudo. Screenplay: Kôji Fukada.

Twitter Capsule: Imagine Gillian Flynn with a slyer, deeper touch, or Asghar Farhadi doing a whispery Japanese domestic chiller.

VOR:   Chooses a different character than most movies would as its inroad into a complex situation, and that decision makes all the difference. Subtly serpentine.

Photo © 2019 Kadokawa Daiei Studio/Comme des cinémas

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–

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