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- Movie: The Back of Shadow (literal title)
- Romaji: Eiri
- Japanese: 影裏
- Director: Keishi Ohtomo
- Writer: Shinsuke Numata (novel)
- Producer: Masashi Igarashi, Kenichi Yoshida
- Cinematographer: Akiko Ashizawa
- Release Date: February 14, 2020
- Runtime: 134 min.
- Distributor: Sony Music Entertainment
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Konno (Gou Ayano) moved to Iwate for his job. There, he meets his colleague Hiasa (Ryuhei Matsuda) at work. They form a close bond while drinking together, fishing together and doing other activities. One day, Hiasa quits his job without saying anything to Konno. Shortly after, they meet again, but they cannot have that close feeling as they had before. They do not meet again. Time passes and Konno learns that Hiasa went missing. While looking for Hiasa, Konno learns a secret about Hiasa.
- Based on novel "Eiri" by Shinsuke Numata (published July, 2017 by Bungeishunju). The novel is the winner of the 157th Akutagawa Prize in 2017.
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