Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “Phases of the Moon” starring Yo Oizumi, Kasumi Arimura, Ren Meguro, & Kou Shibasaki. Movie is based on 2017 novel “Tsuki no Michikake” by Shogo Sato and directed by Ryuichi Hiroki (“Ride or Die“). The teaser trailer begins with Kou Shibasaki stating “Even now, I’ve liked you all along.”
“Phases of the Moon” will be released December 2, 2022 in Japan.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Kei Osanai (Yo Oizumi) enjoys a peaceful and happy life with his wife Kozue Osanai (Kou Shibasaki) and daughter Ruri Osanai, but his wife and daughter die in an accident. Kei Osanai’s life suddenly changes.
One day, a man named Akihiko Misumi (Ren Meguro) visits Kei Osanai. Akihiko Misumi tells him that on the day Kozue Osanai and Ruri Osanai died, Ruri Osanai, who was a complete stranger to him, was coming to see him. Akihiko Misumi tells him about a woman named Ruri Masaki (Kasumi Arimura), who he once loved.
These people, who don’t seem related, connect under the name of love.