Cold Fish is a 2010 Japanese film directed by Sion Sono. The film is about a quiet and unambitious tropical fish shop owner whose unhappy life and family are "taken away" by a fish trader who turns out to be a murderer in Serie. The film is loosely based on the exploits of two Tokyo serial killers, Sekine Gen and Hiroko Kazama, a husband and wife duo, who owned a kennel and murdered at least four people.1 Cold Fish was released at the 67th Venice International Film Festival on September 7, 2010 and received the award for best script in the fantastic features section at the Fantastic Fest 2010
Shamoto runs a small tropical fish shop. When his daughter Mitsuko is caught shoplifting at a grocery store a man named Murata steps in to settle things between the girl and the store manager. Murata also runs a tropical fish shop and he and Shamoto soon become friendly. However Murata hides many dark secrets behind his friendly face.
Mitsuru Fukikoshi as Nobuyuki Syamoto
Denden as Yukio Murata
Asuka Kurosawa as Aiko Murata
Megumi Kagurazaka as Taeko Syamoto
Hikari Kajiwara as Mitsuko Syamoto
Tetsu Watanabe as Takayasu TsuTsui