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Kyofu

8.00
Info 15 ne
Director TAKAHASHI Hiroshi
Country Japan
Release 2010
Running Time 94 Min
Category Feature/Fiction
Premiere International Premiere
Cast
Code Theater Time
214 Lotte Cinema 3 0716, 2011  14:00
437 Primus Sopoooong 8 0718, 2011  20:00

Synopsis

Etsuko and her husband who are neurologists, watch a shocking video of a neuroscience experiment that was conducted in Manchuria before the war. 17 years later, Etsuko who has been conducting illegal neuroscience experiments decides to use her daughter Miyuki, who was part of an unsuccessful attempt at mass suicide, as a subject. An exploration of horror and basic cinematic rhetoric directed by Takahashi Hiroshi, a giant of J-Horror.
 

Director

Director : TAKAHASHI Hiroshi

Born in 1959, he began making 8mm films while studying at Waseda University’s Cinema Circle and made his professional debut in 1990 as a TV scriptwriter. Takahashi has written many feature and straight-to-video films since, including DON’T LOOK UP, The Ring, The Ring Two, The Ring 0: Birthday which were the “true-story-style spirit taste” signature that evolved into the subgenre phenomenon “J-Horror”. The films established Takashi as the premiere J-Horror screenwriter.  Takahashi went on to direct a short film, TV shows and made his feature directorial debut with Sodom the Killer in 2004, following it up with the large-scale short film Crazy Sea.


 
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