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Kokuhaku (2010)

Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | 5 June 2010 (Japan)
A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Yuko Moriguchi
Yoshino Kimura ... Yuko Shimomura (Naoki's mother)
... Yoshiteru Terada
... Shuya Watanabe
Kaoru Fujiwara ... Naoki Shimomura
Ai Hashimoto ... Mizuki Kitahara
... Shuya's Father
Makiya Yamaguchi ... Masayoshi Sakuranomiya
Ikuyo Kuroda ... Shuya's Mother
Mana Ashida ... Manami Moriguchi (Yuko's Daughter)
Soichiro Suzuki ... Professor Seguchi
Kinuo Yamada ... Miyuko
Hiroko Ninomiya
Tsutomu Takahashi ... Mr. Tokura
Yûta Kanai ... College Pupil
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A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death.

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Drama | Thriller

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The 7th highest grossing film in Japan in 2010. See more »

Goofs

At the 1:24:49 mark, when Yuko is crying on her knees in the street, a distance shot shows her getting up. Almost immediately, just 2 seconds later, we are shown a close-up of her suddenly back down on the ground. Then 6 seconds later, we see a distant view with the same shot of her getting up again. See more »

Quotes

Yuko Moriguchi: I don't know how effective milk will be on thirteen year-old bodies and minds, but I'm sure we'll see some changes in you come the March health checkups.
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""My Machine""
Produced by Boris
Mixed and mastered by Souichirou Nakamura
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I feel empty.
7 March 2011 | by See all my reviews

A good review doesn't always have to be long, and there are really just a few words needed to describe this movie. Stunningly beautiful cinography, dark, disturbing, and yet Great! That being said, don't dive into this thing if you plan on watching a good fast revenge flick, because this was mentally challenging. You always have to sit analyzing everything that's happening from beginning to end, and there's really not a lot of breakes.

I had read a few of the reviews here before watching this movie, but I had no idea the movie was going to be like it was, watch it to find out, most definitely worth 2~ hours of your life.


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