A Terminal Trust (2012)

A Terminal Trust is a 2012 Japanese movie directed by Masayuki Suo and based on a short story by Saku Tatsuki which was included in the novel “Inochi no Owari wo Kimeru Toki”.

Movie info

Original title
Transliterated title
Tsui no Shintaku
Release date
October 27, 2012
Directed by
Masayuki Suo
Written by
Masayuki Suo (screenplay)
Saku Tatsuki (short story)
144 min.
Eiren rating
PG12 (Parental Guidance Requested)
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Shinzo Egi is suffering from severe asthma. His doctor, Orii, recently attempted suicide after her lover left her for another woman, but she is gains new perspective through her relationship with Egi. When Egi’s symptoms worsen and it becomes clear he will eventually die slowly and painfully, he tells Orii that when the time comes, he wants her to withhold life-sustaining treatment.

Featured Cast

Actor Role
Koji Yakusho Koji Yakusho Shinzo Egi
Tamiyo Kusakari Tamiyo Kusakari Ayano Orii
Tadanobu Asano Tadanobu Asano
Takao Osawa Takao Osawa
Yoshihiko Hosoda Yoshihiko Hosoda
kumi-nakamura Kumi Nakamura


  • Koji Yakusho and Tamiyo Kusakari previously co-starred together in Suo’s blockbuster 1996 film Shall We Dance?


  • Trailer (Japanese)

    Added 4 years ago
  • Teaser (Japanese)

    Added 5 years ago


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Last Updated 29 Aug 2014 at 16:55