Into the White Night

Into the White Night (2011)

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A pawn shop owner in Osaka is murdered, but due to a lack of conclusive evidence the police lists the man's death as a suicide. Detective Sasagaki, who investigated the case, can't forget the dark eyes of the main suspect's daughter Yukiho (Maki Horikita) and the pawn shop owner's son Ryouji.

As time goes by, more mysterious deaths surround Yukiho & Ryouji. Detective Sasagaki still unable to let go of the pawn read moreshop owner case discovers startling details about Yukiho and Ryouji ... --asianmediawiki

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    Byakuyako; Byakuyakou; White Night

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14 people found this review helpful
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Jul 31, 2013
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 9.0
Before watching this movie prepare yourself emotionally to be torn apart.

They say that after a really good show, you can't say that it was a success if the audience bursts into applause, but if they remain silent even for a few seconds after it's done. This IS the kind of movie that after you're done watching you'll find yourself gazing at the closing credits, reflecting on what you just saw.

Usually read more when I want to watch a movie I don't read the description, nor do I watch any trailer. I just search up the poster, read some opinions and then I'm good to go. Therefore, I had no idea what to expect of this movie, since I didn't know the story at all, and I'm kind of glad I did. It was much more enjoyable.

I think the cast was well chosen. Kora Kengo and Horikita Maki were perfect for their roles. I was surprised to see Horikita Maki play such a serious role (as I was being used with her only playing roles like Ashiya Mizuki in 'Hana Kimi'), but it suited her.

Overall, "Into the white night" reminded me of "Confessions", another one of my favourite movies. What they have in common is not the story, but the way they were directed; it was beautifully shot, in my opinion, and they captured the scenes perfectly, thus managing to convey the right emotions.
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May 31, 2014
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 9.5
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 9.5
There are a few movies that can actually make my jaw drop every five minutes of it. Well, this one is one of them.

The first things that attracted me and made me watch this film are the poster which suits a good romance film (more than a mixture of romance and crime) and the name! I thought the movie was going to be more romantic and less crime, but trust me, read more this is worth watching!

Like I said, I kept my jaw dropped throughout the whole film because it was marvelous! I really enjoyed when and how the events took place and the acting was amazing!

At the end, I would like to tell all of you who still didn't watch the film to be emotionally prepared for a big breakdown at the end. I'm not going to spoiler, but keep tissues near, you'll need them!
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The sadness is just there... the pain... the circumstances!
Ughhh i dont want to say anything further! Just watch it better not be spoiled <3
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It's the same story. Advice : watch the movie first. The drama would spoil all the movie suspense, but the movie won't spoil the drama's.
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    Tama Aug 28, 2016 - edited

    I suggest everyone to watch the drama version instead of wasting your time with this movie, I don't understand the reviews rating this movie with a 10, because this definitely wasn't a 10, more like a 6 or lower. If I hadn't watched the drama version before watching this, I would've never understood what was going on, also there was a lack of emotion and basically no interaction between the leads.
    So yeah do yourself a favour and watch the Drama Byakuyako 2006 if you want to watch something good because the story is totally worth it.

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      Elena May 6, 2017

      where did you watch it?

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    Kay_LUV_DRAMAS Sep 20, 2015 - edited

    Where can I watch this!? Tell me ASAP!

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      Lhuna-chan Oct 9, 2015

      search youtube, just watched it, quality was just fine.

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    Ryu Jan 24, 2015

    is there any 720p brrip torrent available .looking for long time bt cant find any active torrent / link

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    kekelly Oct 15, 2014 - edited

    I don't know how but when I read the synopsis I immediately knew what happened to that pawn shop owner without even having to watch the movie lol

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    kira Aug 19, 2014 - edited

    So good. Long, and a little too slow at times but still so good.

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    WinterGale Jul 20, 2014

    Okay that made me cry! I wasnot totally expecting that this movie is like this :) You will totally love this!!!

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    Hana-zfa Jul 30, 2013

    finally found this movie... TT_TT

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    crazy_drama_ghost Jul 24, 2013 - edited

    I watched Korean version... will it be the same?

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    SayItAintSoJoe Jun 25, 2013

    "It's the same story. Advice : watch the movie first. The drama would spoil all the movie suspense, but the movie won't spoil the drama's."

    I second Juniko's advice

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    realdeal May 7, 2013

    this is inferior compare to the japanese drama version. Specially acting.

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    chocoaddict Jan 8, 2013

    where can i watch this?

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    sambart Jan 3, 2013

    The last half hour of this film is just OMG.

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    SayItAintSoJoe Nov 28, 2012

    I usually don't like stories like this, but this was good.

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    newNY Nov 11, 2012

    The drama is way better :)

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    gelisi026 Oct 21, 2012

    i cant find it in youtube


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    Jan 29, 2011
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    2 hr. 29 min.


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