‘Hope’ (望み) is a 2020 Japanese suspense drama directed by Yukihiko Tsutsumi.
Based on a novel by Shusuke Shizukui, the story revolves around a family who have to deal with the repercussions after their son is linked to the murder of a classmate. The cast includes Shinichi Tsutsumi, Yuriko Ishida, Kenshi Okada, Kaya Kiyohara, and Masaya Kato.
Synopsis: Kazuto Ishikawa (Shinichi Tsutsumi) is a first-class architect. He is married to Kiyomi (Yuriko Ishida). They have a son, Tadashi, who attends high school and a daughter, Miyabi, who attends middle school. They live together in a refined home, designed by Kazuto. An injury causes Tadashi to quit play soccer. Since that time, Tadashi often stays out all night without permission. One evening, Tadashi leaves home and does not return. Kazuto and Kiyomi become worried about their son and consider going to the police. News then reveal the murder of Tadashi’s classmate. The police suspect that Tadashi might be involved in the murder. [Source: AsianWiki]
‘Hope’ opens across Japan on October 9, 2020.