Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda ("Shoplifters"), Screenplay: Yuji Sakamoto ("We Made a Beautiful Bouquet"), Music: Ryuichi Sakamoto ("The Revenant"). The most exciting collaboration in film history. What exactly is a "monster"? What do we see at the end of the search for the monster through the eyes of each character? The conclusion of this heartrending human drama will leave you shaken. The cast includes Sakura Ando, Eita Nagayama, and Yuko Tanaka, all of whom are talented actors whose transformative performances overwhelm the audience. Plot: The film is set in a suburban town with a large lake. A single mother who loves her son, a school teacher who loves her students, and innocent children. It appears to be a typical fight between children. However, their differing arguments gradually become important, involving society and the media. Then one stormy morning, the children suddenly disappeared. Deluxe edition comes with a booklet and a bonus disc featuring making-of and event footage collection. Original outer case packaging.