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2012

Aku no kyoten

Lesson of the Evil

悪の教典

2012 TOHO CO., LTD. / DENTSU INC. / BUNGEISHUNJU Ltd. / OLM, Inc. / A-TEAM / NIPPON SHUPPAN HANBAI INC. All rights reserved.

2012 TOHO CO., LTD. / DENTSU INC. / BUNGEISHUNJU Ltd. / OLM, Inc. / A-TEAM / NIPPON SHUPPAN HANBAI INC. All rights reserved.

2012 TOHO CO., LTD. / DENTSU INC. / BUNGEISHUNJU Ltd. / OLM, Inc. / A-TEAM / NIPPON SHUPPAN HANBAI INC. All rights reserved.

2012 TOHO CO., LTD. / DENTSU INC. / BUNGEISHUNJU Ltd. / OLM, Inc. / A-TEAM / NIPPON SHUPPAN HANBAI INC. All rights reserved.

Release Date
November, 10th, 2012
Running Time
129 min
Genre
Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
HDCAM
Subtitle
English

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

"Aku no kyoten"SEISAKU IINKAI

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOHO

[ Story ]

A psychological horror film depicting the darkness lurking within everyday life, based on the eponymous novel by Naoki Prizenominated author Kishi Yusuke and brought to the screen by domestically and internationally popular director Miike Takashi (Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai ) with his own distinctive brand of violence.
English teacher Hasumi (Ito Hideaki) is highly popular with his students, colleagues, and the PTA. However, he is actually a psychopath who murders those who get in his way, one after another. On the day before the school festival, some of Hasumi's students begin to suspect that something is not quite right about him, and that night, the school becomes the site of a bloody massacre.

[ Official Site ]

http://akunokyouten.com

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2012 Rome Film Festival, Competition

[ Contact (International) ]

TOHO CO., LTD.
International Business Department

1-2-2 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8415
Attn: TAKEDA Akihiro
tel: +81 3 3591 3530
fax: +81 3 3591 6610
E-mail: tohointl@toho.co.jp
http://www.toho.co.jp

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