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Rampo Noir (Rampo jigoku) (2005)

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Tadanobu Asano Tadanobu Asano
Private Detective Kogorô Akechi / Man / Masaki
Hanae Kan Hanae Kan
(story Imomushi)
Ryuhei Matsuda Ryuhei Matsuda
Tarô Hirai


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Rampo Edogawa Rampo Edogawa
short stories
Atsushi Kaneko Atsushi Kaneko
screenplay for Mushi


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Surreal and disturbing

7 years, 10 months ago at Mar 25 6:10
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Great Japanese film, based on the macabre short stories of Edogawa Rampo (known as the Japanese Edgar Allan Poe). It's an anthology consisting of 4 segments. The first segment is "Kasei no Unga (Mars Canal)" and it's only about 7 minutes long; but it's a very surreal 7 minutes and a nice way to open the anthology. A naked man (Tadanobu Asano) staggers along a bleak landscape and comes upon a pool ... read more
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Release date: 5 November 2005
Tags: Japan (2), 2005 (2), Asian (1), Japanese (1), Based On Short Story (1), Adaptation (1), Anthology (1), East Asia (1), 2000s (1), Horror (1), Surrealism (1), Edogawa Rampo (1)
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Hexenkult posted a review 7 years, 10 months ago

Surreal and disturbing

“Great Japanese film, based on the macabre short stories of Edogawa Rampo (known as the Japanese Edgar Allan Poe). It's an anthology consisting of 4 segments. The first segment is "Kasei no Unga (Mars Canal)" and it's only about 7 minutes long; but it's a very surreal 7 minutes and a nice way to open the anthology. A naked man (Tadanobu Asano) staggers along a bleak landscape and comes upon a pool of water where he sees the reflection of a woman (and I'll leave it there because this is really a conceptual piece left up to the individual viewer's interpretation). This segment makes great use of sound and the absence of sound. Up next is "Kagami Jigoku (Mirror Hell)" and it definitely brings the noir mystery element (as well as some S&M kinkiness). Private detective Kogoro Akechi (played by T” read more


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