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Rinjin wa hisoki warau


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Title:Rinjin wa hisoki warau
The chuckles of neighbours / The neighbours are secretly laughing / Illegal Love
Telecast:1999-10-13 to 1999-12-15
Season:Fall 1999

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TV Station:NTV
Duration:10 Episodes

This is a love story / psycho thriller starring Motoki Masahiro, Mizuno Maki, Kanda Uno. The story starts with a serial killer, whose victims are lone women and acts are perpetrated in Mizuno Maki's neighbourhood (it is suggested that Motoki is this serial killer). Motoki is a police officer with 2 faces: he has an obsession for housewife Maki and is very gentle with her, and on the other side he rapes & tortures one of her friend, Kanda Uno. His ultimate goal seems to make Maki fall in love with him: so he uses her friend Uno to affect her relationship with her husband & he gradually introduces himself into her life. Another person is also obsessed with Maki (she is a sort of public personality as she runs a cooking club with other housewives and appears in magazines), harrassing her all the time on the phone, spying on her, etc...: this person is close to her as he knows things from her past (her son drowned in an accident). Motoki also had an ordeal in his past: his mother was killed in a fire, by her lover.

Somehow the atmosphere reminds us of another drama: Nemureru Mori (Sleeping Forest) with Kimura Takuya & Nakayama Miho, but it's scarier as the policeman is really "screwed-up". Check this one out because of Motoki Masahiro's dual role, and it was worth it, even though the ending is little bit confusing.

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Soundtrack and Theme Songs (1)
1. Jump & Drive [Loop the Loop]

Actor/Actress Cast (12)
Motoki Masahiro
Mizuno Maki
Kanda Uno
Otsuka Nene
Ishibashi Ryo
Fukikoshi Mitsuru
Hakamada Yoshihiko
Hara Chiaki
Kokubu Sachiko
Satoi Kenta
Hirayama Aya
Kanno Miho

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1. Comments by toiling [Rating: 4/10]
Disturbing atmosphere.
2. Comments by russia [Rating: 6/10]
ok drama.
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