Previously at the ICA - Films
11 Feb 2012 – 12 Feb 2012
On his way to a job interview, Kaneko is arrested for sexual harrasment on a crowded train in Japan and forced to sign a false statement. As Kaneko’s fate is decided, the trial experiences a series of unexpected changes that will determine his innocence.
Suo's film provides a visual, cinematographic guide through the Japanese court process and a critique of the country's legal system.
The director Masayuki Suo will introduce the film and take part in a Q&A before the screenings on 11 and 12 February.
Dir: Masayuki Suo, 2007, 35mm, 143min, Colour, English Subtitles, 1.85:1
Cast: Ryo Kase, Asaka Seto, Koji Yamamoto, Masako Motai, Koji Yakusho