Tanuma Yuriko is a housewife who lives with her husband Kazuo, their two children and mother-in-law Hatsue. One day, Saori, the wife of Kazuo's friend Kusumoto Masafumi is strangled to death and Kazuo confesses that he had been having an affair with her. Yuriko suspects that he murdered Saori. Realizing that he cannot get away, Kazuo acknowledges that he killed her and tries to give himself up to the police. However, Yuriko desperately holds him back. She decides to cover up his crime to protect their peaceful family life. Before Yuriko realizes it, a stranger within her starts to take action for the sake of protecting her beloved family. \~\~ Based on the same-titled 1966 suspense movie directed by Naruse Mikio.

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Type: Scripted

Languages: Japanese

Status: Ended

Runtime: 55 minutes

Premier: 2017-01-08

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“Slowly I Turned” is a popular vaudeville sketch wherein a character is relating a story and is triggered into violent outbursts when the listener inadvertently utters a triggering word or phrase. Versions have also been performed in movies and on television. Comedians Harry Steppe, Joey Faye, and Samuel Goldman each laid claim to this routine, also referred to as “The Stranger with a Kind Face” by clowns, “Niagara Falls” by fans of The Three Stooges and Abbott and Costello, “Martha” by fans of I Love Lucy, “Pokomoko”, and “Bagel Street”.

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