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Lumberjack The Monster

  • Japan | 2023| Japanese| 119'| Colour
  • Original Title: Kaibutsu no Kikori
  • Director: Takashi Miike
  • Producer: Shigeji Maeda,Misako Saka
  • DoP: Nobuyasu Kita
  • Writer: Hiroyoshi Koiwai
  • Editor: Naoichirô Sagara
  • Cast: Kazuya Kamenashi, Nanao, Riho Yoshioka

Festivals:

 

Sitges Film Festival, 2023


Synopsis: Akira Ninomiya is a remorseless lawyer who doesn’t hesitate to eliminate anyone who stands in his way. One night he is brutally attacked by an unknown assailant wearing a “monster mask.” Although he miraculously survives the assault, he becomes fixated on finding the attacker and getting revenge.


Directors Bio: Takashi Miike is a highly prolific and controversial Japanese filmmaker. He has directed over 100 theatrical, video and television productions since his debut in 1991. At the age of 18 he went to study at the film school in Yokohama founded by renowned director Shohei Imamura. Awarded the FIPRESCI Prize at Rotterdam in 2000, and has been nominated for the Palme d’Or twice at Cannes in 2011 and in 2013. In 2010 he won the Future Film Festival Digital Award at the Venice International Film Festival and was also nominated for the Golden Lion in 2007 and 2010


Sales Agent: Kury Tamura, Warner Bros. Pictures Japan


Crime | Revenge
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