over 7 years
Absolutely great film filled with karma and revenge, definitely worth the watch.
over 7 years
Confessions is an incredible story of revenge, killers, and worst of all...school kids.
over 8 years
The movie creates a disturbing view on motherhood.
Confessions is a 2010 Japanese film directed and written by Tetsuya Nakashima.
"Tetsuya Nakashima’s Confessions is one of Japan’s most important films of the year. Reigning the national box office for weeks, the film has seduced, frightened, provoked and moved audiences with the depth of its focus on the delinquency of a despairing youth. A stylized mixture of cruelty and compassion, Confessions deals with school violence, bullying, revenge and love, while also addressing the miserable state of Japanese public schools, prejudices against HIV victims and the consequences of allowing teenage violence to go unpunished.
A monologue is delivered over the usual chaos of a seventh grade classroom on a spring morning. The voice belongs to a teacher who stands powerless in front of her class, an undisciplined tangle of thirteen-year-olds playing with their mobile phones, shouting, moving around and simply not paying attention. But the teacher’s voice and her chilling address gradually become...