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2007

Hero

HERO

HERO

Release Date
September, 8th, 2007
Running Time
130 min
Genre
Drama , Feature , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
35mm

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Fuji Television Network, TOHO, J-dream, FNS27

[ Story ]

Kuryu Kohei (Kimura Takuya) is an unconventional prosecutor at the Josai branch of the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office. One day Kuryu is asked to take on a case which his colleague, Shibayama (Abe Hiroshi), prosecuted. The case looks simple with a confession by the accused, but the accused changes his plea at the first hearing and now claims his innocence. Kuryu is faced with Gamo Kazuomi, an attorney who prides himself with the highest number of winning acquittals for criminal cases in Japan. While Kuryu is puzzled by the appearance of such a high profile attorney for a relatively minor case without publicity, Gamo steadily drives Kuryu into a corner with his unperturbed and varied tactics. According to Mayuzumi, a prosecutor of the special investigation team at the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office, the adjudication of the case holds the key to a bribery case of Hanaoka Renzaburo, a major Diet member. Kuryu and Hanaoka had an encounter in the past, but Kuryu concentrates on bringing out the truth of his case and with his legal aide Amamiya (Matsu Takako), theyhead to Pusan in Korea to request Kang Min Woo, an elite prosecutor in Korea, to cooperate with the investigation, however....

[ Official Site ]

http://www.hero-movie.net/

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

Pusan International Film Festival 2007

[ Contact (International) ]

For further contact details, please contact UNIJAPAN -> [ Contact ]

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