- Original title
Wara no tate (Straw Shield) (Shield of Straw)
- Running time
- 125 min.
Tamio Hayashi (Novel: Kazuhiro Kiuchi)
OLM / Oriental Light and Magic
Thriller. Action | Cop Movies
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- Synopsis / Plot
- "Kill Kunihide Kiyomaru, and I will pay you 1 billion Yen". This is the ad placed in all the main newspapers in Japan. In placing the ad, the powerful multi-billionnaire Ninagawa puts an irresistible price on the head of the man he believes to be his granddaughter's killer. Realising he has become a target for millions of people, Kiyomaru turns himself in at the Fukuoka Police Station. Four officers are dispatched to bring Kiyomaru back to Tokyo, risking their own life, but now any number of assassins lie in wait on the 1.200km journey. The trip becomes a hellish chase, with potential killers at every turn. Will the police get Kiyomaru to Tokyo to face justice, or will justice of a different nature prevail?
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