Multi-award winning actor Koji Yakusho dominated film awards ceremonies in Japan in 1996 as lead actor in the films Shall We Dance?, Sleeping Man, and Shabu Gokudo. He appeared as the lead in Shohei Imamura’s Palme d’Or winner The Eel (1997) and received the Best Actor Award at the Tokyo International Film Festival for Cure (1997). He later won acting prizes for the Cannes-premiered Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001) and The World of Kanako (2014). For his outstanding achievements in the creative field, Yakusho received the Medal with Purple Ribbon from the Emperor of Japan in 2012.

Films

The Third Murder
2017

The Third Murder (Sandome no Satsujin)

Japan
2017

The Third Murder (Sandome no Satsujin)

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…

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