In the recently concluded 41st Japan Academy Prize (第41回日本アカデミー賞), an award presented by the Nippon Academy-Sho Association to award excellence in filmmaking (the Japan version of the Oscars). Legal thriller, THE THIRD MURDER (三度目の殺人) is among all the nominees, the biggest winner taking away the best picture, best director and screenplay award!
Picture of the Year- THE THIRD MURDER
Director of the Year- THE THIRD MURDER (Hirokazu Kore-Eda)
Screenplay of the Year- THE THIRD MURDER (Hirokazu Kore-Eda)
Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a supporting role- THE THIRD MURDER (Koji Yakusho)
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a supporting role- THE THIRD MURDER (Suzu Hirose)
Outstanding Achievement in Film Editing- THE THIRD MURDER (Hirokazu Kore-Eda)