The Third Murder (Hirokazu Koreeda – 2017) B-

Expected more from this Japanese legal drama. I think It is making a statement about the Japanese criminal system with the story of a factory worker who apparently violently killed his boss and robbed him. A lawyer is trying to figure out if that happened exactly like that and perhaps try to save his client from hanging. It’s not a bad film and it looks great. The missing connection I had trouble with is with the characters.

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