The Wings of the Kirin (2011)

  |  Crime, Drama, Thriller

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A man is stabbed to death in Tokyo's Nihonbashi area. The victim staggers with the knife still in the wound for eight minutes before collapsing under the winged statues of two Kirin on the ... See full summary »


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24 January 2020 | mstr_bateman
| Starts out slow but keeps getting better
At the beginning it looks like a superficial crime drama made for TV. A bit cheap at times and the story seems rather mundane. But as it progresses, you find that there is much more depth and a lot more layers to it.

I like Japanese movies because they have a certain gravity and dignity to them and they tell very human stories, that go all the way to the heart. This one's no exception. I really liked it.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller


Release Date:

28 January 2012



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Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan

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