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Crime or Punishment?!? on DVD in May

20 April 2012

Have you ever experienced a day when you are carrying on as usual just like the day before but strange things keep happening one after another on that particular day?

Ayame (Riko Narumi) is an unsuccessful girl celebrity, who happens to take on the PR role of a "police chief for a day". The job of a campaign girl is to smile and act as a police chief for one day. It should have been a simple job. However, the police station staff treat her like the real police chief and look to her for instructions, which makes Ayame feel perplexed. In addition, she runs into her ex-boyfriend, Haruki (Kento Nagayama), who is now a detective at the station, which means her ex is her subordinate for the day. Furthermore, Haruki holds a dreadful secret which was the cause for the couple's separation. To make matters worse, a major event takes place on that particular day, and the situation takes an unexpected turn. Would Ayame be able to solve the case, and what is Haruki's secret?

Written and directed by Keralino Sandorovich (1980, A Delicious Way to Kill) and starring Riko Narumi (Bushido Sixteen, Yamagata Scream, Trick: The Movie), Kento Nagayama (Villain, Hard Romanticker, Liar Game), Sakura Ando (Love Exposure, 8000 Miles 2, Sweet Little Lies) and Megumi Okina (The Grudge, Shutter, Red Shadow), Crime or Punishment?!? (Tsumi toka batsu toka – the punctuation following the English title is) will be released on UK DVD on 14th May 2012 by Third Window Films at the RRP of £15.99.

Extra features will include:

  • Making-of documentary (45 mins);
  • Excerpts from the original stage play;
  • Theatrical Trailer;
  • Trailers of other Third Window releases.