Award-winning Japanese drama is January’s free foreign film |

Award-winning Japanese drama is January’s free foreign film

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Bud Werner Memorial Library’s free foreign film series continues with “The Third Murder,” a six-time Japanese Academy Award-winning drama by director Hirokazu Kore-eda, screening at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16 at the Chief Theater.

If you go

What: “The Third Murder” foreign film screening
When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16
Where: Chief Theater

Leading attorney Shigemori takes on the defense of murder-robbery suspect Misumi who served jail time for another murder 30 years ago. Shigemori’s chances of winning the case seem low, as his client freely admits his guilt, despite facing the death penalty if he is convicted. As he digs deeper into the case, as he hears the testimonies of the victim’s family and Misumi himself, the once confident Shigemori begins to doubt whether his client is the murderer after all.

The film screens in Japanese with English subtitles. Visit for more information.

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