Sci-fi suspense depicting the dangers of information society, set in a near-future Japan that has adopted DNA investigation. Original story authored by Higashino Keigo, who has had a number of works adapted for film.
Metropolitan police department scientist Kagura (Ninomiya Kazunari) works on criminal investigations that utilize the public's DNA data. He has confidence in this investigation system, with a zero percent false charge rate, but one day his own DNA is detected at a murder site. Kagura knows nothing of the crime and flees, and is pursued by old-school detective Asama (Toyokawa Etsushi).
Sponsored by The Japan Foundation and The Consulate-General of Japan at Denver
Wed March 15, 7:30 PM, Muenzinger Auditorium
Japan, 2013, in Japanese, Color, 133 min, 2.35 : 1, 35mm • official site
Director: Keishi Ohtomo, Novel: Keigo Higashino, Screenplay: Hideya Hamada, Cast: Kazunari Ninomiya, Etsushi Toyokawa, Honami Suzuki, Katsuhisa Namase, Anne Watanabe