By Teruyuki YOSHIDA

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Crime - Completed 2016

An illegal biological weapon was stolen from an university laboratory. A criminal demands the laboratory 3 billion yen as a ransom.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Crime, Action/Adventure, Comedy
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 5 - 10 M$
    • Duration
    • 108 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Teruyuki YOSHIDA
    • Writer(s)
    • Keigo HIGASHINO, Bakushino HASEBE, Teruyuki YOSHIDA
    • Synopsis
    • A top-secret, biological weapon, K-55, is stolen from a university lab.

      A lab director receives an anonymous email.
      “I hold the entire nation hostage. My ransom is 300,000,000 yen.”

      The police are not an option, and the time limit is 4 days. Out of the blue, a lackluster lab researcher finds himself front and center of the crisis. It is up to him to locate the hidden weapon, but he has no clue where to begin. And then the phone rings.

      The perpetrator of the threat is found… dead!

      Now it’s a rush to stave off a major national disaster, as the seconds tick away. And just when it seems that all is lost, a clue is revealed among the criminal’s personal effects that points north… to Japan’s largest ski resort. Resting squarely on the shoulders of a slightly incompetent, middle-aged lab rat who can’t ski is the future of the nation!