The third murder

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2017, Japan
124 min., col., OV – Japanese

Director and scriptwriter Hirokazu Koreeda
DoP Mikiya Takimoto
Production design Yohei Taneda
Music Ludovico Einaudi
Editing Hirokazu Koreeda
Cast Masaharu Fukuyama, Kôji Yakusho, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Mikako Ichikawa, Izumi Matsuoka
Producers Kaori Matsuzaki, Hijiri Taguchi
Production Amuse, Fuji Television Network, GAGA
World Sales Wild Bunch
Distribution in RF Russian Report

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

Six Japanese Academy Awards including for Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay

HIROKAZU KOREEDA

Director, scriptwriter, editor. Prize-winner of Cannes, Venice, San Sebastian, laureate of Japanese Academy Awards, Kinema Junpo Awards and other. Born 1962 in Tokyo, Japan. After graduating from Waseda University in 1987 started working on TV. In 1995 made his directorial debut “Maborosi”. Film have received two prizes at Venice IFF, Japanese Academy Award and many others. “After Life”(1998), distributed in over 30 countries, brought Koreeda international acclaim. Other notable directorial works include “Nobody Knows” (2004, prizes at Cannes, Ghent, Yokohama and others), “Air Doll” (2009), “I Wish” (2011, prize at San Sebastian), “Like Father, Like Son” (2013, jury prize at Cannes, prizes at San Sebastian, Rio, Vancouver and more than twenty other awards), “Our Little Sister” (2015, Audience prize at San Sebastian, five Japanese Academy Awards including for Best Film and Best Director), “Shoplifters” (2018, Palm D’Or – Cannes, Best film at Munich IFF).


AUGUST 26, SUNDAY

Komsomolets KKZ

17:00 - The third murder (Japan), Dir. Hirokazu Coredaada, 124 ', 16+

AUGUST 30, THURSDAY

Cinema "October", big hall

20:00 - The third murder (Japan), Dir. Hirokazu Koreda, 124 ', 16+ (repeat)