The film revolves around a top class lawyer who is compelled to defend a man charged with a 30-year-old murder. The cast includes Masaharu Fukuyama, Koji Yakusho, Suzu Hirose, Yuki Saito, and Kotaro Yoshida.
Synopsis: Shigemori (Masaharu Fukuyama) is an elite lawyer. He is compelled to defend Mikuma’s (Koji Yakusho) murder case. Mikuma has a criminal record from a murder that took place 30 years ago. Mikuma also confesses to the murder charge and he faces the death sentence, but Shigemori begins to have doubts about Mikuma’s guilt.
‘The Third Murder’ opens across Japan on September 9, 2017.