19 February 2013
Tetsuya Nakashima | Japan | 2011 | 106 min
Psychological Drama | Film Notes

We are familiar with the saintly smile of the stereotypical uniformed and obedient Japanese schoolgirl. However in Confessions the classroom has gone wild. In this psychological thriller a grieving mother turns cold-blooded avenger. We are witnesses to her twisted master plan to pay back those responsible for her daughter’s death. Nakashima is considered a cinematic genius in Japan and this film was put forward for the foreign film Oscar in 2011. Come and find out why.