|Begging for Love|
DVD cover for Begging for Love (1998)
|Directed by||Hideyuki Hirayama|
|Produced by||Tadamichi Abe|
|Written by|| Harumi Shimoda (novel)|
Wui Sin Chong (screenplay)
|Edited by||Akimasa Kawashima|
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