Mika Ninagawa, director of Diner, completed filming and posted on instagram about the movie.
Director of the upcoming movie『Diner ダイナー』Mika Ninagawa posted on her instagram today about the completion of filming. The movie is set to be released in 2019, and stars Tatsuya as Bombero, a restaurateur and former hit man turned master chef whose only clientele are assassins.
“Today we wrapped the filming of Diner. What I was able to do with Tatsuya Fujiwara has been a great experience for me and a very important one also. It was wonderful. And the staff too have been amazing. I was always encouraged by everyone’s ideas and enthusiasm. Such a wonderful casting team, that I cannot fully announce yet, but I was truly happy working together every day. I feel like I was serious, but I am also sad to end it. I want to work with everyone again. I appreciate the experience and hope to pass the feeling on to everyone one day!”
The story follows Kanako Oba, who, bored with her clerical job responds to an elusive online advert for part-time work which “may entail some risk”. Hired by a couple to be the driver of the getaway car in a cash heist, she soon finds herself entangled in a nightmarish world, gets nabbed by a gang of men and is about to be buried alive in a hole she herself has dug, when an unidentified benefactor pays for her deliverance. She is taken to a mafia-run restaurant owned by Bombero (Tatsuya), a former hit man turned master chef whose only clientele are assassins. Kanako is to work as a waitress under the one condition that if she disobeys him, she will be killed on the spot.
Diner is set to be released to Japanese cinemas in 2019.
Official website: warnerbros.co.jp/diner-movie