Takashi MIIKE 三池崇史

Lesson Of The Evil
悪の教典

Best Of Nippon Connection   ² 

Being the only teacher who really cares about the students of an elite school, empathic Hasumi discovers a little too much sex and harrassment for his taste. He buys a pump gun and visits the students one by one. Enfant terrible MIIKE goes back to his roots and mixes excessive violence with a hint of black comedy. The college flick to end all college flicks.

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Original with German subtitles

FSK 18

Territories: Germany, Austria, Switzerland

Violence Thriller

悪の教典
Aku no kyoten

Japan 2012

129 minutes

Director
Takashi MIIKE

Script
Takashi MIIKE based on a novel by Yusuke KISHI

Cinematography
Nobuyasu KITA

Production
Toho

Director's Bio

Takashi MIIKE was born in Osaka Prefecture in 1960. During his studies at Yokohama Vocational School of Broadcast and Film, one of his teachers was famous director Shohei IMAMURA. Since his feature debut LADY HUNTER in 1991, MIIKE has created more than 100 films and TV series. He is one of Japan’s most internationally successful directors. Nippon Connection has kept a close eye on his career for almost 20 years, having screened his films ICHI THE KILLER (2001 / NC ’02), THE CITY OF LOST SOULS (2000 / NC ’02), THE HAPPINESS OF THE KATAKURIS (2001 / NC ’03), IZO (2004 / NC ’05), CROWS ZERO II (2009 / NC ’10), HARA-KIRI: DEATH OF A SAMURAI (2011 / NC ’12), FOR LOVE’S SAKE (2012 / NC ’13), LESSON OF THE EVIL (2012 / NC ’14 and NC ’20), and OVER YOUR DEAD BODY (2014 / NC ’15).

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