The Third Murder (2017)

Film details

  • Director

    Hirokazu Kore-eda

  • Country

    Japan

  • Year

    2017

  • Genres

    Crime Thriller

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Sandome no Satsujin Original
  • 三度目の殺人 Original

Synopsis

Defence attorney Shigemori is assigned the case of Misumi, a previously convicted murderer accused of a vicious homicide. Misumi freely admits his guilt but proves to be a particularly problematic client as he keeps changing his account of the circumstances that led to him committing the crime. When Shigemori starts to investigate the murder, the facts of the case, at first seemingly simple, prove slippery, and Shigemori begins to doubt whether his client is the murderer after all. As Shigemori attempts to resolve the case, he becomes implicated in a system that prizes smooth process over complex inquiry.

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