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Monster

Summary When her young son Minato starts to behave strangely, his mother feels that there is something wrong. Discovering that a teacher is responsible, she storms into the school demanding to know what’s going on. But as the story unfolds through the eyes of the mother, teacher and child, the truth gradually emerges.

Directed By: Hirokazu Koreeda

Written By: Yûji Sakamoto

Monster

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 40 Critic Reviews
79
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 39 User Ratings
8.1
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Summary When her young son Minato starts to behave strangely, his mother feels that there is something wrong. Discovering that a teacher is responsible, she storms into the school demanding to know what’s going on. But as the story unfolds through the eyes of the mother, teacher and child, the truth gradually emerges.

Directed By: Hirokazu Koreeda

Written By: Yûji Sakamoto

Where to Watch

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 40 Critic Reviews
79
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0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 40 Critic Reviews
79
90% Positive
36 Reviews
10% Mixed
4 Reviews
0% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 39 User Ratings
8.1
85% Positive
33 Ratings
13% Mixed
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3% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 39 User Ratings
8.1
85% Positive
33 Ratings
13% Mixed
5 Ratings
3% Negative
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Production Company AOI Promotion, Bun-Buku, Fuji Television Network, Gaga, Toho
Release Date Nov 22, 2023
Duration 2 h 7 m
Rating PG-13
Tagline Who is the monster?
Awards of the Japanese Academy
• 1 Win & 11 Nominations
International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)
8 Nominations
VHS Awards
4 Nominations