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Shield of Straw (Wara no tate) (2013)

Shield of Straw
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6.3 IMDB rating
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Takao Ohsawa Takao Ohsawa
Kazuki Mekari
Nanako Matsushima Nanako Matsushima
Atsuko Shiraiwa
Goro Kishitani Goro Kishitani
Takeshi Okumura
Masatô Ibu Masatô Ibu
Kenji Sekiya
Kento Nagayama Kento Nagayama
Masaki Kamihashi
Gô Ibuki Gô Ibuki


Written by
Kazuhiro Kiuchi Kazuhiro Kiuchi
Tamio Hayashi Tamio Hayashi
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3 years, 3 months ago at Mar 8 22:38
Good idea, truculent and extremely schematic scrrenplay. Characters are just alibis for previsible twists. Al leats, Miike has a good and tense hand for action.
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Release date: 26 April 2013
Tags: 2010s (1), East Asia (1), Japan (1)
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"After a 7 year old girl is murdered, the grandfather publicly issues a $10 million bounty on the head of the prime suspect (an already convicted rapist/murderer named Kiyomaru). An idealistic cop is assigned the protect and transport the suspect despite the repeated assassination attempts. Another great movie by Takashi Miike with an intriguing storyline. The idea of all of Japan having their eyes on one man was extremely interesting and gave major tension to the movie. You never knew who was "


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