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Cross Road 2016

  • 2016-10-27T21:00:00+01:00s at 2016-10-27T21:00:00+01:00 on NHK
  • 2016-02-25T00:00:00-08:00
  • 55 mins
  • 5 hours, 30 mins
  • Crime, Drama
58-year-old Ozeki Tatsuro works for the Police Affairs Department of Ome Chuo Police Precinct in Tokyo. He saves Tomomi who has been attacked by a stalker in front of a train station. But instead of being grateful, Tomomi’s family blames him. Meanwhile, a skeleton is discovered within the precinct’s jurisdiction. The police chief Tonomura Takahiro and the director Kaitani Yozo establish an investigation task force. Journalist Itagaki Kohei, who works for a local newspaper, visits Ome Chuo Police Precinct to cover the case of the skeleton and happens to meet Ozeki. 25 years ago, Ozeki was an elite detective of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department and in charge of a certain case. Itagaki, who was at the centre of a large newspaper’s local news desk at the time, disclosed Ozeki’s investigation because of his sense of responsibility. As a consequence, that case was deemed a wrongful arrest in court. Ozeki was demoted while Itagaki displayed the spirit of journalism. However, Itagaki got on the wrong side and was resented by politicians and big corporations because of that. The reunion of these two men who are about to enter the last stage of their working lives, sparks an outpouring of their long-standing feelings …

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