A complex and engrossing examination of truth.
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The Third Murder

Leading attorney Shigemori takes on the defense of murder-robbery suspect Misumi, who served jail time for another murder 30 years earlier. Shigemori’s chances of winning the case seem low - his client freely admits his guilt, despite facing the death penalty if convicted. As he digs deeper into the case and hears the testimony of the victim’s family and Misumi himself, the once confident Shigemori begins to doubt whether his client is the murderer after all.

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Royal, 8.03.18 - 8.16.18
Rated NR This film is subtitled This film is subtitled
Runtime: 124 min
Language: Japanese
FEATURED REVIEW: Manohla Dargis, New York Times
Did he or didn't he is the question that's teased throughout the insistent, gripping "Third Murder." That’s the case even if everyone seems to agree that the defendant is guilty: the defendant himself (he's confessed), the police, the prosecutor and the defense lawyer...