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Award-Winning Japanese Film MELANCHOLIC Available on Blu-ray from Third Window Films (UK / 7 September)

Award-Winning Japanese Film MELANCHOLIC Available on Blu-ray from Third Window Films (UK / 7 September)

Despite having graduated from the prestigious Tokyo University, Kazuhiko is unemployed and living with his parents without any plans for the future. Everything changes, however, when he takes up a job at a local bathhouse and discovers that it is used by the yakuza as a convenient place for executions and corpse disposal.

Award-Winning Japanese Film MELANCHOLIC Available on Blu-ray from Third Window Films (UK / 7 September)

Winner of the Best Director Award at the 2018 Tokyo International Film Festival: Japanese Cinema Splash, this auspicious debut from writer/director Seiji Tanaka features an ingenious script full of unexpected shifts in genre and tone, effortlessly swinging between black comedy, coming-of-age romance and crime thriller.

Melancholic is available 7th September on Blu-ray from Third Window Films; including a behind the scenes featurette, a Q&A with writer/director Seiji Tanaka and cast, and the original Melancholic short film.



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