The Thief is a seasoned pickpocket. Anonymous in his
tailored suit, he weaves in and out of Tokyo crowds,
stealing wallets from strangers so smoothly sometimes he
doesnâ€™t even remember the snatch. Most people are just a
blur to him, nameless faces from whom he chooses his
victims. He has no family, no friends, no connections....
But he does have a past, which finally catches up with him
when Ishikawa, his first partner, reappears in his life, and
offers him a job he canâ€™t refuse.
Itâ€™s an easy job: tie up an old rich man, steal the contents
of the safe. No one gets hurt. Only the day after the job
does he learn that the old man was a prominent politician,
and that he was brutally killed after the robbery. And now
the Thief is caught in a tangle even he might not be able to