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- Movie: Guilty of Romance
- Romaji: Koi no Tsumi
- Japanese: 恋の罪
- Director: Sion Sono
- Writer: Sion Sono
- Producer: Yoshinori Chiba
- Cinematographer: Sohei Tanikawa
- World Premiere: May, 2011 (Cannes Film Festival)
- Release Date: November 12, 2011
- Runtime: 144 min.
- Genre: Crime / Mystery / Award Winning
- Production Company: Nikkatsu
- Distributor: Nikkatsu
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
On a rainy day, a woman's dead boy is found in an apartment. Female detective Kazuko (Miki Mizuno) is in charge of the case. Although Kazuko has a happy life with her family, she can't disconnect her relationship with her lover. While trying to unravel the mysterious murder case, Kazuko finds out the secret of university assistant professor Mitsuko (Makoto Togashi) and Izumi (Megumi Kagurazaka) who is a devoted housewife. Her husband is a popular novelist.
Additional Cast Members:
- 2011 (64th) Cannes Film Festival - May 11 - May 22, 2011 - Director's Fortnight Special Screening *World Premiere
- 2011 (46th) Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - July 1-9, 2011 - Another View
- 2011 (17th) L'Etrange Festival - September 2-11, 2011
- 2011 (16th) Busan International Film Festival - October 6-14, 2011 - A Window on Asian Cinema
- 2011 (44th) Sitges Film Festival - October 6-16, 2011 - Official Fantastic in Compettition
- 2011 (22nd) Stockholm International Film Festival - November 9-20, 2011 - Asian Images *Nordic Premiere
- 2011 (26th) Mar del Plata Film Festival - November 5-13, 2011 - Panorama - Auteurs
- 2011 (6th) Kinotayo Film Festival - November 9-November 30, 2011 - Hors Compétition
- 2012 (32nd) Fantasporto International Film Festival - February 24-March 3, 2012 - Director's Week
- 2012 (36th) Hong Kong International Film Festival - March 21-April 5, 20112 - Midnight Heat
- 2012 (13th) Japan Filmfest Hamburg - May 23-27, 2012
- 2012 (12th) Osian's-Cinefan Film Festival of Indian, Asian and Arab - July 27-Aug. 5, 2012 - Frescoes
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