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- Movie: Before We Vanish (English title) / Strolling Invader (literal title)
- Romaji: Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha
- Japanese: 散歩する侵略者
- Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa
- Writer: Tomohiro Maekawa (play), Sachiko Tanaka, Kiyoshi Kurosawa
- Producer: Yumi Arakawa, Tomomi Takashima, Nobuhiro Iizuka, Daisuke Kadoya, Yoshinori Chiba, Takehiko Aoki
- Cinematographer: Akiko Ashizawa
- World Premiere: May, 2017 (Cannes Film Festival)
- Release Date: September 9, 2017
- Runtime: 129 min.
- Genre: Sci-Fi / Mystery / Drama
- Distributor: Shochiku, Nikkatsu
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Narumi Kase (Masami Nagasawa) is on bad terms with her husband Shinji Kase (Ryuhei Matsuda). One day, Shinji Kase goes missing. He comes back a couple of days later, but he seems like a totally different person. Shinji Kase is now gentle and tender. He goes for a walk every day.
Meanwhile, a family is brutally murdered and an unexplained phenomenon takes place.
Journalist Sakurai (Hiroki Hasegawa) covers the story of the murdered family.
Shinji Kase tells his wife that he came to Earth to invade.
- Based on the theatrical play “Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha” written and directed by Tomohiro Maekawa. The play was first performed in 2005 by Tomohiro Maekawa's theatrical company Ikiume.
- "Before We Vanish" will have its world premiere in the "Un Certain Regard" section at the 70th Cannes Film Festival.
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- Before We Vanish | Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha (2017)
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