Rampo Noir

Sensuality and shock bleed together in these vivid adaptations of the short stories by Taro Hirai - the 'Japanese Edgar Allan Poe'. Four auteur directors provide a jaw-dropping compilation of shorts, each stylistically different and based on the masterpieces of the great Japanese mystery writer. These dark narratives are mysterious forays into grotesque and erotic fantasy worlds. Tales include 'Mars Canal', 'Mirror Hell', 'The Caterpillar', and 'Crawling Bugs'.

Year: 2005
Genre: Foreign Language Films, Japanese Cinema, Short Film Festival, Based on...
Country: Japan
Director: Akio Jissoji, Sato Hisayasu, Takeuchi Suguru, Kaneko Atsushi
Starring: Tadanobu Asano
Duration: 134 Minutes
Rating: R18 - Contains violence, sex scenes and content that may disturb.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (Japan)



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