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  1. Mathias Palmberg's rating of the film The World of Kanako

    After the almost perfect Confessions Nakashima gives us yet another interesting tale of teen and human evil and depravity. This time around there is unfortunately neither tone, style or script coherence leaving the movie reeling all over the place. As a result the movie lacks the drive and focus it needs to really keep your attention. On the plus side the acting is spot on and some scenes are electrifying.

  2. Golden Tarot's rating of the film The World of Kanako

    A great piece of modern Japanese cinema. It’s execution is not flawless, but nevertheless very well done and keeps it’s steam for the most part with the plot being pretty hard to guess throughout. The cinematography and SOME of the character progression are the real gems here. It is definitely not a film to be missed. Enjoy an ace in the hand of Neo-Japan.

  3. Il secondo maestro del revolver's rating of the film The World of Kanako

  4. bima ferdinandsyah's rating of the film The World of Kanako

    I feel like shit after seeing this

  5. Fırat Ataç's rating of the film The World of Kanako

  6. Marta's rating of the film The World of Kanako

  7. Nachtreich's rating of the film The World of Kanako

    Sì ma Nakashima ormai è guilty pleasure.

  8. leucosia's rating of the film The World of Kanako

  9. Chichago_'s rating of the film The World of Kanako

  10. EdieEmm's rating of the film The World of Kanako

    Super-stylish descent into the best sort of depraved 'extreme cinema'. An ultra-violent, nihilistic, impulse-driven detective story that plunges gleefully into the viscera of sociopathy, seeking a soul. Early signs that it might veer into exploitation (esp. misogyny) proved thankfully unfounded; like the best Miike, Nakashima's empathy for his characters makes for a sort of absurdist humanism - fucked up & hilarious.

  11. Funny How?'s rating of the film The World of Kanako

    Where do you even start with this movie? Fuck. I don't even know if 4 stars is the right rating.

  12. Nejishiki's rating of the film The World of Kanako

  13. Dries's rating of the film The World of Kanako

    Siamo manco a metà febbraio e già penso di aver trovato la visione peggiore dell'anno : confuso all'inverosimile,videoclipparo e jappobimbominkiesco all'esasperazione, si arriva ad un certo punto che non ci si sforza manco più di capire cosa stia succedendo perchè tanto si è già intuito che il film è una cagata nonostante sia ben confezionata

  14. Mitch's rating of the film The World of Kanako

    Cold-blooded. No sympathy.

  15. Christian Reguitti's rating of the film The World of Kanako

    OHHHHH WATCH AND GET WRECKED! More twisted than a pretzel. Leaves you saltier than... a pretzel. If you like movies that are just messed up this movie is messed up

  16. LUCKYINTAN's rating of the film The World of Kanako

    love and hate kanako at the same time

  17. .'s rating of the film The World of Kanako

    I am always satisfied with this kind of film (except the colorful scenes and the introduce). Tetsuya did a good job as he did in Confessions.

  18. Alex's rating of the film The World of Kanako

  19. Nafisbelmont's rating of the film The World of Kanako

    A ludicrous, violent trip and a roller coaster of madness. World of Kanako is ridiculously lurid yet also dark-hearted at the same time. Too dark-hearted if i might add. This is definitely going to be a cult-classic in the future

  20. Øystein Egge's rating of the film The World of Kanako

    Nakashima's amped up many things following his exquisite "Confessions": The violence, the fast-paced forward/backwards editing, and the madness. It's highly entertaining and brutally dark, unfortunately the film doesn't quite "get there" in the end.

  21. Stephane Tanaka's rating of the film The World of Kanako

    Another great piece of Nakashima! The perfect movie Miike always wanted to make and was totally incapable to do! A mix between Visitor Q and Ichi with a perfect rhythm and a Koji Yakusho in great shape!

  22. Ostermyers's rating of the film The World of Kanako

    After "Confessions" this is the next level ! It was great ! Madness of a society through madness of his people. There is no escape, dream-like cinema for a pure nightmare ! Akumu no rondo.

  23. msmichel's rating of the film The World of Kanako

    TIFF '14 Nakashima follows up 'Confessions' with this lurid tale finding a former cop trying to locate his daughter only to find himself sinking deeper into her criminal behaviour and depravity. A very dark tale made more cinematic by its visual flourishes including animation and tribute to 60's style exploitation flicks. Koji Yakusho adds another iconic turn to his resume here. Pic does run out of steam near end.