Sunday, February 08, 2009

I Just Didn't Do It

Japan 2007

Details  fivestarlaser

Seen 8 February 2009

A gripping court room drama and might even be said to be an indictment of the Japanese legal system.

A man is accused of groping a female student in a crowded train. His innocence is put to the test when he was first accused and brought into custody. The conditions when he was remanded seem such a harsh reality check for someone caught in the legal web and his efforts in securing a release so futile. But with the help of his good friend, mother and a team of defense lawyers, he might be able to escape a prison sentence.

An eye opener of how the legal system works. It might be the same situation elsewhere too.



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