- Movie: The Flowers of Evil (English & literal title)
- Romaji: Aku no Hana
- Japanese: 惡の華
- Director: Noboru Iguchi
- Writer: Shuzo Oshimi (manga), Mari Okada
- Producer: Yoshihiro Nagata, Hideyuki Wakuta
- Cinematographer: Shin Hayasaka
- Release Date: September 27, 2019
- Runtime: 127 min.
- Genre: Teen / Suspense / Romance / Based on a Comic
- Distributor: Phantom Film
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Takao Kasuga (Kentaro Ito) is a high school student. He sees his popular classmate Aya Tokiwa (Marie Iitoyo) reading Charles Pierre Baudelaire’s “The Flowers of Evil” at a bookstore. When Takao Kasuga was in middle school, he admired the poetry collection “The Flowers of Evil.”
As a 2nd grade middle school student, Takao Kasuga found the gym clothes of popular classmate Nanako Saeki (Shiori Akita) in a classroom. He had a huge crush on her at the time. At that time, Takao Kasuga sensed someone’s presence near him and, without thought, he took off with Nanako Saeki’s gym clothes. The person who saw Takao Kasuga in the classroom was Sawa Nakamura (Tina Tamashiro).
- Based on manga series “Aku no Hana” by Shuzo Oshimi (published from September 9, 2009 to May 9, 2014 in Japanese monthly manga magazine Bessatsu Shonen Magazine).
- Movie’s theme song is “Hana Hikari” by Japanese female rock group Regal Lily.
- Still images for movie “The Flowers of Evil.”
|Kentaro Ito||Tina Tamashiro||Marie Iitoyo||Shiori Akita|
|Takao Kasuga||Sawa Nakamura||Aya Tokiwa||Nanako Saeki|
Additional Cast Members:
- Miho Kitagawa
- Takara Sakumoto
- Taketo Tanaka
- Wakana Matsumoto
- Asuka Kurosawa
- Kazuya Takahashi
- Sumie Sasaki
- Maki Sakai
- Shingo Tsurumi