Feature film based on true events in which judge Bert Röling sits on the Tokyo Tribunal following WW II. The conviction of Japanese war criminals turns out to be more complex than envisioned.

In late 1945, Bert Röling, judge and professor of Indonesian Law, is invited to take a seat on the Tokyo Tribunal. It will administer justice to Japanese war criminals. In the long two and a half years away from home, Röling begins to love this Asian country, despite everything. Based on true events, in which the protagonist increasingly struggles with an inner conflict: should he remain loyal to the politically biased interests of his government, or to his conscience - as an independent judge?

Title: Tokyo Trial
Year: 2017
Duration : 1 hour, 40 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2017


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