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I Just Didn't Do It (2006)

Soredemo boku wa yattenai (original title)
A young man is falsely accused of molesting a high-school girl on a train. He is arrested and charged, and goes through endless court sessions, all the while insisting that he is innocent.

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Teppei Kaneko
Asaka Seto ...
Riko Sudo, Lawyer
Kôji Yamamoto ...
Tatsuo Saito
Masako Motai ...
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Masayoshi Arakawa, Lawyer
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Hideo Mitsui
Yosuke Ishii ...
Keizo Hirayama
Toshiyuki Kitami ...
Takashi Miyamoto
Fumiyo Kohinata ...
Shogo Muroyama
Tôru Masuoka ...
Seiichiro Tamura
Ken Mitsuishi ...
Mitsuru Sada
Shin'ya Ohwada ...
Toshio Hiroyasu
Toshinori Omi
Hidemi Sekiguchi ...
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A young man is falsely accused of molesting a high-school girl on a train. He is arrested and charged, and goes through endless court sessions, all the while insisting that he is innocent.

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Even So, I Didn't Do It  »

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Human Life
8 September 2013 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

One day man is suspected as a criminal of a groper. He has never done such a thing, however he is wrongly labeled as a criminal. He cannot accept it and decides to bring the case into court. He strongly insists that he is innocent but his claims are rejected. The police struggle for their pride. He fights for his innocent for a long time and in the end…

I am very sorry that this kind of accident really occurs. Of course groping should not be accepted. However, someone who is under suspicion also has his life. If he is not a criminal, his life will be unexpectedly changed. I cannot accept such a thing. This film shows us very serious problem of Japan. I want many people to watch this film and rethink about Japanese trials.


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