There are so many films released this weekend I have split this post into two. Here are a mixture of some of the big hitters for this weekend with some documentaries. Sunday’s post will contain another mix.
Running Time: 112 mins
Release Date: May 30th, 2014 (Japan)
Director: Hideo Nakata
Writer: Yusuke Watanabe (Screenplay), Kim Min-seok (Original Script)
Starring: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Takayuki Yamada, Satomi Ishihara, Tomorowo Taguchi, Yutaka Matsushige, Tae Kimura,
Hideo Nakata of Ringu fame is back with an adaptation of a 2010 Korean film called Haunters which starred Gang Dong-Won (Duelist). Anyway, the story is about the battle between two men with special abilities. The film stars Tatsuya Fujiwara (Parade) and Takayuki Yamada (13 Assassins) who looks even more handsome with his neat haircut. Also in the film is Tomorowo Taguchi who is a legend thanks to his performance in Tetsuo: The Iron Man.
A Man (Fujiwara) possesses the ability to manipulate others with his eyes. With his ability he killed his abusive step-father but was abandoned by his mother. He now lives the life of a loner. His life changes again when he encounters a man he cannot manipulate. That man is Shuichi Tanaka (Yamada) who lives with his friends and works a dead-end job. He may not have money but his voice has special abilities…
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