News Helter Skelter Psychological Manga Inspires Film
posted on 2011-12-29 20:46 EST
The Livedoor News website reported on Thursday that actress Erika Sawajiri (SHINOBI - Heart Under Blade, 1 Liter of Tears drama series) will star in a live-action film adaptation of Kyoko Okazaki's Helter Skelter psychological manga. This movie will mark Sawajiri's first leading role in a Japanese wide release film in about four years.
The story centers on Ririko, a model who underwent extensive plastic surgery to attain her beauty. The clinic who performed Ririko's surgeries goes under investigation for questionable business practices, and Ririko's body starts to deteriorate. As the model's prominence in the entertainment industry begins to falter, so does her sanity.
Source: Livedoor News
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