The Choice of Hercules (2002)

05/11/2002 (JP) DramaActionCrime 2h 10m
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When radicals from Japan's Red Army took a woman hostage in the resort town of Karuizawa, Nagano in 1972, Officer Atsuyuki Sassa was put in charge of diffusing the situation. But the task had its challenges. Upon arriving in mountainous Nagano, Sassa had to compete with freezing winter temperatures, conflicting opinions between the Tokyo Metropolitan Police and the Nagano Prefectural Police, as well as public opinion to gain entrance to the lodge that held the single woman captive.

  1. Masato Harada

    Director, Writer

  2. Atsuyuki Sassa


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  1. Koji Yakusho

    Koji Yakusho

    Atsuyuki Sassa

  2. Ryûdô Uzaki

    Ryûdô Uzaki

    Shinichi Udagawa

  3. Yuki Amami

    Yuki Amami

    Sachiko Sassa

  4. Masatō Ibu

    Masatō Ibu

    Chief Constable Noma

  5. Makoto Fujita

    Makoto Fujita

    Commissioner-General Gotoda

  6. Masahiro Komoto

    Masahiro Komoto

  7. Eisuke Sasai

    Eisuke Sasai


  8. Kippei Shiina

    Kippei Shiina

  9. Shinji Takeda

    Shinji Takeda

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The Choice of Hercules

Original Title 突入せよ! あさま山荘事件

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Original Language Japanese

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