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Confessions

Confessions
  • 2010
  • Japan
  • 15
  • Directed by: Tetsuya Nakashima
  • Written by: Tetsuya Nakashima, Kanae Minato (original novel)
  • Cast: Takako Matsu
  • Language: Japanese

Japan's contender for Best Foreign Language Film at this year's Academy Awards is a very dark drama about murder and revenge in a Japanese school. Following the death of her four-year-old daughter, a teacher announces to her classroom that she knows two of them were responsible. Uncomfortable viewing but expertly executed and satisfyingly complex.

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Confessions - Dark drama of murder and revenge in the classroom

11 Feb 20114 stars

Japan’s contender for Best Foreign Language Film at 2011 Oscars

Japan’s contender for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Academy Awards is a real departure for its director, Tetsuya Nakashima, whose candy coloured comedy Kamikaze Girls and musical Memories of Matsuko previously brought him international…

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