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Soulful thriller set in Tokyo and London, exploring the butterfly effect of a single murder across two cities. A dark, witty and daring examination of morality and redemption.
Giri/Haji (English: Duty/Shame) is a British television series broadcast on BBC Two in the UK on 17 October 2019 with the whole series released concurrently on iPlayer, and internationally via Netflix in January 2020. The series was adapted by screenwriter Joe Barton and stars Takehiro Hira, Kelly Macdonald, Yōsuke Kubozuka, Will Sharpe, Masahiro Motoki, Justin Long, and Charlie Creed-Miles. The dialogue and screen titles are in both Japanese and English.
Kenzo Mori (Takehiro Hira), a Tokyo detective, travels to London in search of his presumed deceased brother Yuto (Yōsuke Kubozuka), who is accused of brutally killing the nephew of a Yakuza member which, as a result, threatens to start a gang war. As Kenzo attempts to navigate the unfamiliar territory of London to uncover whether his brother is guilty or indeed alive, he becomes acquainted with DC Sarah Weitzmann (Kelly Macdonald) of the Metropolitan Police and Rodney Yamaguchi (Will Sharpe), a half-Japanese, half-British sex worker. However, Kenzo’s investigation brings him into contact with dangerous elements of London’s corrupt criminal underworld.Stars: Takehiro Hira, Sophia Brown, Charlie Creed-Miles | See full cast & crew »