MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 43,618 this week

Half a Confession (2004)
"Han-ochi" (original title)

6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 97 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 titles
created 29 Apr 2012
 
a list of 485 titles
created 18 May 2013
 
a list of 22 titles
created 03 Oct 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 8 months ago
 
list image
a list of 36 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Half a Confession (2004)

Half a Confession (2004) on IMDb 6.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Half a Confession.
5 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

As former detective Akikazu searches for his missing daughter, Kanako, he soon learns she has a mysterious secret life.

Director: Tetsuya Nakashima
Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Nana Komatsu, Satoshi Tsumabuki
Departures (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals.

Director: Yôjirô Takita
Stars: Masahiro Motoki, Ryôko Hirosue, Tsutomu Yamazaki
Ai o kou hito (1998)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: Hideyuki Hirayama
Stars: Mieko Harada, Maho Nonami, Fumiyo Kohinata
Railroad Man (1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Yasuo Furuhata
Stars: Ken Takakura, Shinobu Ôtake, Ryôko Hirosue
The Unbroken (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A drama based on the 1985 plane crash that caused 520 deaths, the worst aviation event in Japanese history.

Director: Setsurô Wakamatsu
Stars: Ken Watanabe, Teruyuki Kagawa, Erika Toda
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

When easy-going Aoyagi meets an old friend for a fishing trip, he ends up drugged, framed for the Prime Minister's assassination, and on the run from corrupt cops. It's only the beginning ... See full summary »

Director: Yoshihiro Nakamura
Stars: Yûko Takeuchi, Teruyuki Kagawa, Nao Ômori
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Kiyoshi Sasabe
Stars: Kazue Fukiishi, Yô Yoshida, Eri Tokunaga
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Kazuyuki Izutsu
Stars: Shun Shioya, Sôsuke Takaoka, Erika Sawajiri
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Majime, an eccentric man in publishing company, who has unique ability of words, joins the team that will compile a new dictionary, 'The Great Passage.' In the eclectic team, he becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Yûya Ishii
Stars: Ryûhei Matsuda, Aoi Miyazaki, Jô Odagiri
Action | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
Stars: Kôichi Satô, Saki Takaoka, Keiko Oginome
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Kiyoshi Sasabe
Stars: Yuri Mizutani, Juri Ueno, Asami Katsura
A Last Note (1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Yoko is a famous actress who goes to a mountain chalet for a few days rest. There, she learns a secret from her companion Toyoko.

Director: Kaneto Shindô
Stars: Haruko Sugimura, Nobuko Otowa, Hideo Kanze
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Akira Terao ...
Soichiro Kaji
Mieko Harada ...
Keiko Kaji
Hidetaka Yoshioka
Mayu Tsuruta
Kyôhei Shibata
Kirin Kiki ...
Yasuko Shimamura
Reiko Takashima
Jun Kunimura
Tomoko Naraoka
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hirotarô Honda
Hisashi Igawa
Renji Ishibashi
Hoshi Ishida ...
Toshiya Kaji
Takashi Kikuchi
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 January 2004 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Half a Confession  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of Han-ochi (2007) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Complexed drama on difficult moral choices...
11 October 2009 | by (Croatia) – See all my reviews

In this emotionally tormenting drama we slowly discover reasons behind the main character actions but also follow the behavior of all other sides involved in the story (police, prosecutor, media, defense layer, judge, victim's sister) with accent on their own moral doubts, their integrity, courage and fears. In that sense director is trying to present the truth as puzzle where understanding every piece is necessary to comprehend it and because of complexity of problem that story analysis it becomes difficult to maneuver with every aspect at the same level.

Pace of the movie is slow, like director is giving us time to think about moral choice every character makes. And actors are overall great in presenting psychological torments they characters are experiencing. In the end their is no final answer concerning the choice around movie evolves, only that what we decide and try to live with it.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Half a Confession (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?