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Darkness at Noon

Mahiru no ankoku

Directed by Tadashi Imai
Japan, 1956
Crime, Drama


When an elderly couple is murdered, the police pick up the most likely suspect, a young loner. The authorities force a confession out of the suspect, who then insists that he had a pair of accomplices. All three are rushed through the legal process, and all three receive guilty verdicts.

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Darkness at Noon Directed by Tadashi Imai

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1957 | 2 wins including: Best Film

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