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SHIELD OF STRAW (2013) Movie Trailer: Cops Protect a Suspected Killer

Tatsuya Fujiwara Takao Osawa Shield of Straw

Shield of Straw Trailer, Photograph. Takashi Miike’s Shield of Straw (2013) movie trailer, movie image stars Nanako Matsushima, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Takao Osawa, Gorô Kishitani, and Masatô Ibu. Shield of Straw‘s plot synopsis: based on Wara no Tate by Kazuhiro Kiuchi, “Ninagawa is a powerful man in Japanese politics and with top economic connections.His granddaughter is then murdered. The suspect is Kunihide Kiyomaru (Tatsuya Fujiwara). Kunihide Kiyomaru has a prior conviction for assaulting and killing a girl 8 years ago. The police could never apprehend the suspect in the prior killing.

Three months after the murder of his granddaughter, Ninagawa places a whole page ad in the 3 big Japanese newspapers. The ad states “Please kill this man Kunihide Kiyomaru and I will pay you 1,000,000,000  yen as a reward.” Meanwhile, Kunihide Kiyomaru sees the ad and begins to fear for his life. Kunihide Kiyomaru then turns himself in at the Fukuoka Police Station. Five detectives from the security section (SP) of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department travel to Fukuoka to escort Kunihide Kiyomaru back to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department. The distance between Fukuoka and Tokyo is apprixmately 1,200 km. During their fateful trip, a significant portion of the Japanese population plot to kill Kunihide Kiyomaru. Many of those people, actually pursue Kunihide Kiyomaru while he goes back to Tokyo to get the 1 billion yen reward. The lonely fight of the five detectives to protect this man begins …”

The Tatsuya Fujiwara, Takao Osawa Shield of Straw movie photograph:

Tatsuya Fujiwara Takao Osawa Shield of Straw

Tatsuya Fujiwara Takao Osawa Shield of Straw

Watch Shield of Straw movie trailer and leave your thought on it below in the comments section. For more Shield of Straw news, photos, reviews, and videos, visit our Shield of Straw Page, subscribe to us by Email, “follow” us on Twitter or “like” on FacebookShield of Straw will be released in limited Japanese theaters through Warner Bros. on April 26, 2013. Shield of Straw has no US theater release date yet.

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