The Guardian

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Foreign

Koichi Sato
Mirai Shida
Yuriko Ishida
Kuranosuke Sasaki

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The Funamuras seem like a ordinary suburban family of four until the police barge into their home to arrest their eldest child. It turns out that their 18-year-old son is the leading suspect in a highly-publicized murder of two grade school sisters. Tokyo police Detective Katsuura is forced to postpone his vacation to assist in the protection of family members of the murder suspect. The police manual for this type of assignment calls for separating family members and taking them to undisclosed locations for questioning. Katsuura is put in charge of protecting the 15-year-old daughter, Saori, but the media circus proves impossible to shake, forcing them to flee Tokyo for the countryside. But ... Full Summary >>