The Impossibility Defense (2018) [ENG SUBS]

A string of unnatural deaths occur in the city and a man in a black suit is always seen at the scene of the crime.

Genre(s): Mystery, Detective, Crime

Synopsis:

The protagonist, Tadashi Usobuki (Tori Matsuzaka): He manipulates his  target with glowing, red eyes that exert a mysterious, mind-controlling  power. His “perfect crimes” are impossible to prove. Known as “the phone booth killer”, he’s an enigmatic and sensual mental  manipulator whose birth and past are shrouded in mystery. Known as “the phone booth killer”, he’s an enigmatic and sensual mental  manipulator whose birth and past are shrouded in mystery. 

The victim always dies, but by illness, suicide, or accident, all “perfect crimes” for which no physical evidence remains.

Clad in a black suit and stylish burgundy shirt, his eyes glow red  and a sensual smile plays across his lips as he peers into the depths of his victims’ souls.

The police are confounded and ready to give up – all except one  female detective named Tomoko Tada. After repeated confrontations with Usobuki, it becomes clear that she is the only person he cannot manipulate.

The heroine, Tomoko Tada (Erika Sawajiri): A female detective committed to justice. She is the only person immune to Usobuki‘s control. 

Cast:

Tori Matsuzaka

— Erika Sawajiri

— Mackenyu Arata

Shotaro Mamiya

— Erina Mano

— Sae Okazaki

— Ken Yasuda

Based on the blockbuster manga “Funohan” by Arata Miyatsuki (story) and Yuya Kanzaki (artwork) serialised in “Grand Jump Magazine”, this live-action film  adaptation is directed by Koji Shiraishi of “A Record of Sweet Murder” and “Sadako vs. Kayako.”

What  is a "Funohan”? A premeditated criminal act leaving no physical proof — such as a murder in which the victim appears to be “cursed” or “brainwashed.” In such cases, the act goes unpunished, even if the victim actually dies.

The battle between a beautiful detective and a mysterious assassin, between hope and despair, light and dark, good and evil, begins now!

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