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Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Middle school teacher Yoko Moriguchi's (Takako Matsu) life comes crashing down after the murder of her 4 year old daughter. Eventually Yoko Moriguchi suspects some of her own students to have been responsible for her daughter's death. An elaborate plan for revenge then ensues, including forcing students to drink HIV tainted milk ...
- Based on Kanae Minato's 2008 best selling novel "Kokuhaku" (has sold 700,000+ copies to date).
- After reading the novel "Kokuhaku" director Tetsuya Nakashima wanted actress Takako Matsu to play the main role. Enough so that he said if Takako Matsu would not play the role he would not have made the film.
- Filming began October 24th, 2009.
- Auditions were held for potential actors to play the students. Of which 34 were selected out of 1,000.
Additional Cast Members:
- 2010 (9th) New York Asian Film Festival - June 25 - July 8, 2010 *North American Premiere
- 2010 (14th) Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival - July 15-25, 2010 - Puchon Choice:Feature * Asian Premiere
- 2010 (35th) Toronto International Film Festival - September 9-19, 2010 - Vanguard *Canadian Premiere
- 2010 (43rd) Sitges Film Festival - October 7-14, 2010 - Official Fantàstic in compettition
- 2010 (30th) Hawaii International Film Festival - October 14-24, 2010 - Spotlight on Japan *Hawaii Premiere
- 2010 (12th) Mumbai Film Festival - October 21-28, 2010 - World Cinema
- 2010 (21st) Stockholm International Film Festival - October 21-28, 2010 - Asian Images *Nordic Premiere
- 2011 (6th) Osaka Asian Film Festival - March 5-13, 2011 - Osaka Cinema Festival 2011
- 2011 (13th) Udine Far East Film - April 29-May 7, 2011 *Italian Premiere
- 2011 (17th) L'Etrange Festival - September 2-11, 2011
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