I Just Didn't Do It

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I Just Didn't Do It
I just didnt do it poster jpn 2007.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Masayuki Suo
Produced by
  • Shintaro Horikawa
  • Yoshino Sasaki
  • Daisuke Sekiguchi[1]
Screenplay by Masayuki Suo[1]
Starring Ryo Kase
Asaka Seto
Koji Yamamoto
Masako Motai
Koji Yakusho
Music by Yoshikazu Suo[1]
Cinematography Naoki Kayano[1]
Edited by Junichi Kikuchi[1]
Distributed by Toho
Release date
  • November 2006 (2006-11) (AFM)
  • January 20, 2007 (2007-01-20) (Japan)
Running time
143 minutes[1]
Country Japan
Language Japanese

I Just Didn't Do It (それでもボクはやってない, Soredemo boku wa yattenai) is a 2007 Japanese film directed by Masayuki Suo, starring Ryo Kase, Asaka Seto and Koji Yakusho.


Based on a true story, the film focuses on the story of a young man charged with groping on a train. Following the events depicted in the film, he was confirmed innocent and saved from his effective imprisonment after a five-year legal battle.



The film premiered at the American Film Market in November 2006 in the United States and distributed by Toho in Japan on January 20, 2007.[1] It was later shown in New York City on January 11, 2007.[1]

It was Japan's submission to the 80th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2] It was chosen as the Best Film at the 2008 Yokohama Film Festival.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Galbraith IV 2008, p. 446.
  2. ^ "List of Japanese films nominated for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film" (in Japanese). Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan. Retrieved 2008-06-22. 
  3. ^ "Yokohama Film Festival: 2008". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 


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