THE THIRD MURDER — Review by Diane Carson

The Third Murder interrogates the elusiveness of truth. Ever the careful observer of psychological complexities, Japanese writer/director Kore-eda Hirokazu probes nothing less than life’s existential challenges in The Third Murder. Taking an unconventional approach, the exploratory narrative begins in the opening scene with a second, brutal murder. We’ll soon learn that the victim, a dishonest factory owner, was allegedly killed by an ex-worker with a previous, similar conviction. Continue reading…

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