Synopsis by Jason Buchanan
When a case strikes too close to home for his own comfort, a Tokyo hostage negotiator enlists the aid of his embittered former partner in this tense urban thriller from Takashi Miike. Shuhe Ishida and Maiko Tono were two of the Japanese Police Headquarters' best hostage negotiators until their peers began to suspect an affair and Tono was reassigned to the Filing Room. When Ishida's wife and child become involved in a heated hostage situation, the tormented cop reaches out to his old partner Tono to ensure the safe return of his family.
hostage, police, partner, wife, child, negotiation