Japanese Director Hisashi Kimura (“Murder and Shijinso”) most recent project “Mask Ward”, is currently set for release on March 6, 2020. The film is based off of the novel “Kamen Byoto” by Mikito Chinen, who also wrote the screenplay for the production. A trailer for the film has been made available through Warner Brothers Japan, and can be viewed below.
Shugo Hayami (Kentaro Sakaguchi) is a doctor at a nursing hospital, which was once a psychiatric hospital. One evening, when Shugo Hayami is on night duty, a man in pierrot mask breaks into the hospital and he is not alone. He is with Hitomi Kawasaki (Mei Nagano). She is a university student and she has been shot by the masked man. The masked man tells Shugo Hayami to treat Hitomi Kawasaki. He also takes hostage the 64 people in the hospital. Soon, Shugo Hayami and Hitomi Kawasaki try to escape from the hospital and they encounter mysterious cases one at a time.