About the film
series of murders
Release Date: June 08, 2002
|Production Companies||:||Tokyo FM, Toho, Nippan Group Holdings, Mainichi Shinbunsha, Nippon Television Network Corporation, Shogakukan, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners, Mohohan Seisaku Iinkai|
|Writers||:||Yoshimitsu Morita, Miyuki Miyabe|
Masahiro Nakai (SMAP) stars in this hit film based on the best-selling novel by Miyuki Miyabe. Directed by Yoshimitsu Morita, the film also stars Tsutomu Yamazaki and Yoshino Kimura. The title “Mohouhan” means “copycat”, and it tells the story of a criminal who abducts and kills women, and those who try to catch him. Nakai is cast as a cold-blooded, intelligent and evil guy who uses the media to announce and show his murders live to the public.