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Lesson of the Evil ()

Aku no kyôten (original title)
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A popular high school teacher concocts an extreme plan to deal with the rise of bullying and bad behavior among the student body.

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Satomi Shirai
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Reika Katagiri
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Tetsuro Shibahara
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Keisuke Hayami
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Seiji Hasumi
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Maggie
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Takeki Kume
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Kakeru Takagi
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Masanobu Tsurii
Kasumi Yamaya
Kento Hayashi ...
Masahiko Maejima
Ken'ichi Takitô
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Takuto Kato
Daniel Genalo ...
Stock Trader
Yukino Kishii ...
Hoshida
Sairi Itô ...
Ayumi Nagai (as Sairi Itoh)
Rio Kanno ...
Yuzuka Takahashi
Ryô Iwamatsu ...
Masao Nadamori
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Stock Trader (as Ruth Sundell)
Kôdai Asaka ...
Yuichieo Nagoshi
Kaoru Fujiwara
Nanami Fujimoto
Noriko Nakagoshi ...
Satoko Mizuochi
Tatsuya Kishida
Howard Harris ...
Chief Trading Officer
Takemi Fujii ...
Rina Kiyota
Runa Natsui
Hiroki Nakajima
Kazuma Takeda
Fujiko Kojima ...
Misaki Abe
Toshi Takeuchi ...
Akira Suzuki
Tasuku Nagase ...
Shuhei Naruse
Rena Kanzaki ...
Madoka
Jab ...
Clay Chambers
Takashi Yamanaka
Airi Yamamoto
Kenta Darvish ...
Masahiro Tadenuma
Ryo Yokoyama
Asuka Kudô
Narumi Akizuki ...
Ari Kashiwabara
Yuga Akiyama ...
Hajime Wakimura
Erina Mizuno ...
Miya Yasuhara
Jodi Lynn Smith ...
Suzanna
Kôki Horikoshi
Michael Edward Murphy ...
Stock Trader
Riku Ozeki ...
Kengo Watarai
Tôko Miura
Sakura Hayashi
Raiki Nemoto ...
Nakamura
Mika Ayano
Mizuho Kaneo

Directed by

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Takashi Miike

Written by

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Yûsuke Kishi ... (based on the novel by)
 
Takashi Miike ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Kôji Azuma ... producer
Minami Ichikawa ... chief executive producer
Tomoyuki Imai ... line producer
Kiyomi Kanazawa ... coordinating producer
Tôru Mori ... producer
Misako Saka ... producer
Hisashi Usui ... supervising producer
Akihiro Yamauchi ... executive producer

Music by

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Kôji Endô

Cinematography by

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Nobuyasu Kita ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Kenji Yamashita

Casting By

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Harley Kaplan
Sawako Ohzu
Brandon Powers

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Yûji Hayashida
Eri Sakushima

Set Decoration by

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Akira Sakamoto

Makeup Department

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Nanae Furukawa ... special makeup effects assistant
Yûichi Matsui ... special makeup effects artist
Fumihiro Miyoshi ... special makeup effects assistant

Production Management

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Minoru Takeoka ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Kentarô Harada ... first assistant director

Sound Department

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Jun Nakamura ... sound recordist
Kenji Shibasaki ... sound effects

Special Effects by

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Yûichi Matsui ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by

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Kaori Ohtagaki ... cgi director (as Kaori Ôtagaki)

Stunts

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Keiji Tsujii ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Soshi Sato ... gaffer
Yoshimi Watabe ... gaffer

Casting Department

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Harley Kaplan ... casting director: us
Ydaiber Orozco ... casting associate: us

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Yûya Maeda ... stylist

Music Department

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Tak Uchida ... music advisor & original arrangements

Other crew

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Andrew P. Kirkham ... dvd & bluray extras subtitles: english / dvd & bluray producer [gb]
Kazumi Kirkham ... dvd & bluray extras subtitles: english
Sean Muramatsu ... dialog coach

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Storyline

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Plot Summary
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Taglines Everyone in class,slaughtered. See more »
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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Lesson of the Evil (United States)
  • Lesson of the Evil (World-wide, English title)
  • Lesson of Evil (World-wide, English title)
  • Lesson of the Evil (Germany)
  • La lección del mal (Spain)
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Runtime
  • 129 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Actor Hideaki Ito was praised for his role in the Japanese drama Umizaru. When Lesson Of The Evil released, many people in Japan who went to see the movie were surprised and disturbed at the extreme change Hideaki Ito's character was from the previous drama. This is one of the reasons why the movie became so popular during its release. See more »
Goofs The scene where Miya was falling from the rooftop and was being seen from the classroom window, her skirt was opposing the gravity. See more »
Movie Connections Follows Lesson of the Evil: Prologue (2012). See more »

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