Jukai – the Forest of Suicides stars Natalie Dormer as a young American woman who leaves for Japan, determined to unravel the mystery behind the disappearance of her twin sister inside Aokigahara, known as the forest of suicides.
Jukai – The Sucida Forest tells the story of a young American woman named Sara who goes into the Aokigahara forest in Japan (known to be one of the places in the world where more suicides are committed) in search of his twin sister Jess, who disappeared leaving a trail of mysteries.
Resolved to discover the truth about her sister’s fate, Sara will have to face the angry and tormented souls of the dead who assail anyone who dares to enter the woods. These evil spirits will wait for Sara at the gate, doing everything to make her fall into those dark meanders and forcing her to fight for safety.
3 things to know about the movie Jukai – The Forest of Suicides
- The protagonist of the film, as sara, is Natalie Dormer alias Margaery Tyrell of the series Game of thrones. Ever since she became known to the general public, thanks to her participation in the cult series. However, his roles are also numerous on the big screen. His most recent films include In Darkness, a 2018 thriller opposite Emily Ratajkowski, Ed Skrein and Joely Richardson, and The Professor and the Mad with Anto nio Banderas and Sean Penn.
- Aokigahara, known as the suicide forest or the sea of trees, it’s a forest approximately 35 square kilometers really existing. Is situated at the northwest base of Mount Fuji in Japan. It is sadly known, since the 50s of the last century, for thehigh number of suicides committed internally.
- The macabre story of the forest of suicides has been brought to the big screen at other times in the past 10 years. Before Jukai, recently, there was the short film Shawn4Ever of 2012, and, above all, The forest of dreams 2015, directed by Gus Van Sant starring Matthew McConaughey, Ken Watanabe and Naomi Watts.