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Confession of Murder (2012)

Nae-ga sal-in-beom-i-da (original title)
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Lee Du-seok publishes an autobiography describing murders he committed after the statute of limitations expires. A detective and one of the victim's mothers search for the author while another killer begins a spree of murders.

Director:

Byung-gil Jung (as Byeong-gil Jeong)

Writers:

Won-Chan Hong, Byung-gil Jung (as Byeong-gil Jeong)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jae-yeong Jeong ... Choi Hyung-goo
Shi-hoo Park ... Lee Du-sok
Hae-Kyun Jung Hae-Kyun Jung ... J
Yeong-ae Kim ... Han Ji-soo (victim's mom)
Won-young Choi ... Tae-sok (victim's brother)
Jong-gu Kim Jong-gu Kim ... Ophiuchus
Eun-ji Jo Eun-ji Jo ... Choi Gang-sook
Yong Oh Yong Oh ... Kang Do-hyeog
Woong Park Woong Park ... Kim Wan-jang
Bae Sung Woo Bae Sung Woo ... Gwang-soo
Mi-ja Jang Mi-ja Jang ... Director of Publishing Company
Jung-Hee Nam Jung-Hee Nam ... Nomo
Ji-a Min Ji-a Min ... Kang Soo-yeon (Hyung-goo's ex-girlfriend)
Jae-seung Ryu Jae-seung Ryu ... Jung Hyng-sik
Gwang Jang Gwang Jang ... Bureau Chief
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Storyline

After the statute of limitation expires on the murders he has committed, Lee Du-seok publishes an autobiography describing all his murders in great detail. Detective Choi, who investigated Lee's murders 15 years ago starts the chase once again and Han Ji-soo, who lost her daughter to Lee, pledges vengeance. Meanwhile, another killer appears, casting doubt to whether Lee is the real serial killer. The key here is how well the story juggles the truth and how solid the description of the characters' tangled relationships is. Written by Hancinema

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Action | Thriller

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

8 November 2012 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Confession of Murder See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Filming began October 7, 2011 & finished January 29, 2012. See more »

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Remade as Memoirs of a Murderer (2017) See more »

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Some 4; Some 8 = 6
3 May 2014 | by westsideschlSee all my reviews

The bad: Really highly improbable car stunt and other action scenes that had the likelihood and ludicrousness of comic book writing. People jumping from rooftops; out of moving vehicles onto hospital gurneys or tops of other cars while fighting as if no more dangerous than on a kitchen table top, etc. I wasn't sure if it was meant to be spoofing movies that go cheaply overboard in that direction, or not. Decided not, that they were serious. A sadly laughable distraction that lessened the intelligence of the storyline. The good: As others will state it has a novel crime thriller twist and turn structure not seen elsewhere. Kudos for that.

Overall score = 6.


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