Trailer: ‘Not Quite Dead Yet’

By   |  Mar 10, 2020

‘Not Quite Dead Yet’ (一度死んでみた) is a 2020 Japanese comedy/drama directed by Shinji Hamasaki.

The film follows the daughter of a pharmaceutical company CEO who must attempt to resurrect her father after he simulates his own death using a new drug. The cast includes Suzu Hirose, Ryo Yoshizawa, Shinichi Tsutsumi, Lily Franky, and Yukiyoshi Ozawa.

Synopsis: Nanase Nobata (Suzu Hirose) is in the 4th grade at a university. She lives with her father Kei (Shinichi Tsutsumi). Her father is the CEO of a pharmaceutical company. Nanase Nobata’s relationship with her father is not very good. One day, her father Kei drinks a drug which is supposed to make him die and come back to life 2 days later. He did this because he wants to figure out who is trying to steal from his company, but something goes wrong. Kei appears again as a ghost. Nanase tries to restore his life with help of Taku Matsuoka (Ryo Yoshizawa) who works at Kei’s pharmaceutical company.

‘Not Quite Dead Yet’ opens across Japan on March 20, 2020.

Synopsis by AsianWiki.

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