The Letters

(2006)
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How have you been? Takeshi's letter is delivered one each month to his younger brother, Naoki. Takeshi is serving a life term in prison for the crime that he had committed to save his brother. But the crime's aftereffect extends to Naoki, and, branded as a "murderer's brother," Naoki is deprived of his love, career and dream. His desperate situation gradually changes when he finds true love with Yumiko, who always stands by him. To protect the love that he has finally found, Naoki begins writing a letter to Takeshi... The touching story of a man who was powerless against his irreversible fate, but still tried to overcome it in the quest for his dream.

  1. Jirô Shôno

    Director

  2. Keigo Higashino

    Novel

Top Billed Cast

  1. Takayuki Yamada

    Takayuki Yamada

    Naotaka Takeshima

  2. Erika Sawajiri

    Erika Sawajiri

    Yumiko Shirai

  3. Tetsuji Tamayama

    Tetsuji Tamayama

    Takashi Takeshima

  4. Kazue Fukiishi

    Kazue Fukiishi

    Asami Nakajo

  5. Hiroyuki Onoue

    Hiroyuki Onoue

    Yusuke Terao

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Original Title 手紙

Status Released

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  • November 3, 2006
    Theatrical

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Original Language Japanese

Runtime 2h 1m

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