“The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window” (2021) – Japanese Supernatural Thriller

“The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window” – Japanese Supernatural Thriller

Directed by Yukihiro Morigaki, the Japanese supernatural thriller film “The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window” (literal translation of Japanese title さんかく窓の外側は夜) is based on a manga series “Sankaku Mado no Sotogawa wa Yoru” by Tomoko Yamashita.

The film follows Kosuke Mikado, a shy and terrified bookstore clerk, with a special ability to see ghosts and spirits since his childhood. One day, he meets a supernatural investigator Rihito Hiyakawa who tells Mikado that he won’t be afraid anymore if they work together.

Later the duo takes part in exorcisms and supernatural investigations to unravel the mysteries of the messages from the dead and help the people in need. Then a detective asked the duo for help in an unsolved serial murder case. Bonding their sixth senses, the duo looks into the puzzling facts involving supernatural beings and events.

“The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window” was released in January 2021 but will be screened at the 2021 Japanese Film Festival (JFF) in Australia scheduled from Oct 28th to Nov 2nd.

Shison Jun portrays the main lead Kosuke Mikado while Okada Masaki stars as the exorcist Rihito Hiyakawa. Here is a trailer of the film:

Director: Yukihiro Morigaki
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Casts: Okada Masaki, Shison Jun, Hirate Yurina, Makita Sports, Takito Kenichi, Tsutsui Michitaka, Sakurai Yuki, Wakui Emi, Niiro Shinya
Release Date: January 22, 2021

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