Shinya Tsukamoto directed this wonderfully bizarre adaptation of Daijiro Morohoshi’s Yokai Hunter manga as his first studio project. Called to an idyllic countryside town, disgraced archaeologist Professor Hieda teams up with high schooler Masao when a series of disappearances – including those of Masao’s father and classmate crush Reiko – take place. Together, the unlikely duo discover that the local high school sits atop an ancient burial mound that may very well be a subterranean gateway to hell.
Third Window Films is pleased to announce Europe’s first blu-ray and the UK’s first release of Shinya Tsukamoto’s Gemini. Adapting the Edogawa Rampo short story The Twins, Shinya Tsukamoto’s modernist Meiji horror represents the director’s first foray into period films and fleshes out Rampo’s original tale of savage sibling rivalry considerably. Yukio is living a charmed life: he is a respected young doctor with a successful practice and a beautiful wife. His only problem is that his wife is suffering from amnesia…
“If you saw it, you’d feel you were in a daydream.”
Liverpool Horror Club’s Tetsuo: The Iron Man screening is part of this year’s Scalarama which is held across the United Kingdom during the entire month of September. This year’s theme is Identity.