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Crimson Pledge



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Director: Koji Yokokawa
Cast:
Hiroyuki Watanabe, Kayoko Shibata, Shizuka Midorikawa, Asuka Kishi, Kenji Sakamoto

Sexual Intentions.  Female pupils.   Vengeful daughter.

The new suspense thriller that shocked Japan. A teacher is
thrown a retirement party by his beloved students. The teacher is not aware that one of the hosts is his child who was raised by his jilted lover.

The teacher has many sexual encounters, cavorting with his pupils any chance he gets. Girls that he took advantage of are now surfacing, confronting him during what was supposedly a celebration of his career. Instead, it's his reckoning.

UPC# 825307-933697
CAT# PH-93369 - 24.98

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Thriller 70 min
NR / 2014 / Japan
Language: Japanese with English sub


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Japanese Horror Stories


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Director: Tomonori Sasaki, Takashi Sone
Cast:
Haruka Aoyama, Yuka Ban, Ryo Katayama, Nozomi Kishimoto, Hiroki Kubo, Ruru Mao, Mayu Miura

Persecution is your neighbor

FAITHBOOK: Faithbook is the new social network. But you can only get in "by invitation only." Satomi gets in through her friend Karin's invitation. However, Faithbook is not what it's cracked out to be. Immediately after being accepted, Satomi finds herself locked in a cage, staring at a clock with time running out. Before time runs out, she must invite enough friends or face being gassed to death. Can Satomi friend enough people to prevent her own demise?

STALKER: Namiki and her boyfriend Tamotsu are being stalked by Michio in broad daylight. Wherever they go, Michio goes. The stalker does not allow anyone near Namiki. He even kills people who advance too close to her. When Michio professes his love to her, Namiki must choose between her stalker and her boyfriend.

WITHDRAWN: Two sisters live together. One is an adult and works, the younger is a teenage girl in high school. But her attendance is not great, as she ditches school and stays in her apartment. The older sister discovers a series of texts, realizes her teenage sister is being "bullied" at school. This is why she's been skipping classes. The elder sister understands these concerns, but one day, when she comes home, she sees the younger sister hanging from the ceiling.

ALONE WITH NANAKO: Nanako and Ryota sneak into a an abandoned house to play their game, "bandit home." They pretend they are criminals in an abandoned house, but when Nanako sees a ghost, Ryota can only laugh, ridiculing him. Did Ryota create this ghost as a sick joke or does he have a different agenda.



UPC# 825307-933093
CAT# PH-93309 - 24.98

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J-Horror 71 min
NR / 2014 / Japan
Language: Japanese with English sub


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Coming Out



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Director: Kazutoshi Inudo
Cast:
Naoto Takahashi, Ayako Ichinose, Natsuo

The gay everyman struggles with every decision.

Yo is a gay university student. Although he's been in love with Noboru, a friend from the club he belongs to at university, he doesn't have the courage to "come out" to his family and friends.

People say it's easier for sexual minorities to be open today compared to the past. However, there are not just problems with friendships and love lives, but also other things to worry about like job hunting and marriage. "Coming Out" addresses the issues of the gay Everyman as he juggles his identities, including his "secret life." The question is, how long can he keep this part of his life a secret?

Official Selection:
• Tokyo International Lisbian & Gay FIlm Festival
• Hong Kong Lisbian & Gay FIlm Festival



UPC# 825307-933598
CAT# PH-93359 - 24.98

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Gay Drama 98 min
NR / 2014 / Japan
Language: Japanese with English sub


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The Cat, The Reverend and The Slave






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Director: Alain Della Negra, Kaori Kinoshita
Cast:
Patrick Teal, Benjamin L. Faust, Jennifer R. Faust, Krista Kenneth

What does it mean to live in a reality of your own making? This strange, chilling and compelling documentary explores this questions by following
three members of "Second Life" who reincarnated themselves into a world created out of fantacy in which they have complete control.

Kris is a Gorean Master, controlling his sex slaves from his own bedroom. Benjamin has an enormous religious following, preaching sermons to an adoring crowd. Markus is a cat, the way he has always seen himself.

By the end of this award winning documentary, the lines between fantasy and reality become blurred and obscured, and its subjects must reconcile between the world created in their minds and the realities of everyday life.

"Frightening and fascinating."
-Charlie Hebdo

"A digital transplant into
real life."
-Les Cahiers du Cinema

EXTRA:
"How Much Rain to make a Rainbow"
23 min. 2013 France, Language English

UPC# 825307-933499
CAT# PH-93349 - 24.98

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Documentary 80 min
NR / 2009 / France
Language: English


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Blue Tide






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Director: Chisako Yokoyama
Cast:
TJ Kayama, Midori Okada, Estella Young, Masami Kosaka, Jaden Christopher

Hiroto is a former surfing champion from Japan. After the disappearance of Maria, the girl he loved, Hiroto lost his once overwhelming passion to ride waves. He moves to an unfamiliar town, landing a job with a gardening company. He's teamed up with another Japanese man, Ricky, to landscape clients' yards. Soon after he begins this new job, Hiroto saves a high school girl named Linda, from drowning.

While Hiroto still daydreams of Maria, he finds Linda irresistible. As things heat up, Ricky warns Hiroto not to indulge himself. Despite this warning, Hiroto sleeps with Linda, immediately regretting it. Riddled with remorse and blaming himself for Maria's disappearance, Hiroto decides to leave Linda.

Hiroto moves on to another gardening company to get on with his life, when Detective Peterson shows up to question him. Apparently, Linda has been missing for a week. Knowing Hiroto is linked, but without evidence, the police release him.

Soon, Hiroto begins having terrible nightmares, in which his memories of Maria are contradicted and challenged. Was Maria really in love with Hiroto? Is Hiroto involved with Linda's disappearance? Blue Tide unravels the mysteries, as we observe Hiroto's inner and outer world.

Japan Film Festival Los Angeles
-Official Selection

UPC# 825307-933291
CAT# PH-93329 - 24.98

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Thriller 80 min
NR / 2014 / USA
Language: English and Japanese


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Abbas Kiarostami: A Report






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Director: Bahman Maghsoudlou
Cast:
Kourosh Afsharpanah, Aydin Aghdashlou, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Godfrey Cheshire
Hagir Daryoush, Pierre-Henry Deleau, Jean-Michel Frodon, Farrokh Ghaffary, Fereydoun Hoveyda, Richard Pena, Andrew Sarris, Martin Scorsese, Yousef Shahab, Sheila Whitaker, Alireza Zarindast and ABBAS KIAROSTAMI

An analysis of the style and vision of Abbas Kiarostami, the world's most iconic Iranian filmmaker, through the lens of his earliest work, including his first short film (Bread & Alley, 1970) and, particularly, his first feature, The Report. This early example of Kiarostami's work gives insight into his poetic, humanistic tendencies, combining allegorical storytelling with a documentary, neo-realist sensibility, and often exploring the very nature of film as fiction, that have pervaded his work ever since, including such recent international sensations as A Taste of Cherry and Certified Copy. Exclusive interviews with film critics, historians and scholars (including the late great Andrew Sarris) and those directly involved in the making of The Report provide a look at how the career of this master independent auteur began and was shaped.

"[A] beautiful film that is also
a lesson in filmmaking!"
-Molly Haskell
"Bahman Maghsoudlou's movie about Abbas Kiarostami is
certainly one of the best of its kind ever realized."
-Pierre-Henri Deleau
"I believe this is an excellent work "
-Jean-Michel Frodon
"Authoritative and incisive, a novel, probing and highly illuminating look
at the work of one of the modern cinema's greatest masters."
-Godfrey Cheshire

UPC# 825307-932997
CAT# PH-93299 - 24.98

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Documentary 88 min
NR / 2013 / USA
Language: English and Farsi Japanese with English subtitles


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Travelers: Dimension Police



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Director: Koichi Sakamoto
Cast:
Sanae Hitomi, Ayumi Kinoshita, Kenji Ebisawa, Nao Nagasawa

From the Director of "Power Rangers," comes "a sexy, authentic action movie, no questions asked." Actress/singer Nao Nagasawa, and actress/model Ayumi Kinoshita, star in a story of a beautiful female cop working for an interdimensional police force. She serendipitously crosses paths with her former partner-turned-enemy. They are forced to confront each other and their past, while investigating a multidimensional terrorist agency.

While one woman can cross dimensions, the other possesses psychic powers and thus is hunted by terrorists. This is how the two gorgeous ladies cross paths and engage in a mission so dangerous, it could decide the fate of the multiverse as we know it. The fate of your very existence is in the hands of the two sexiest ladies in the known universe. Find out how, in action impressario Koichi Sakamoto's new action film, "Travelers: Dimension Police."

"Thrilling action sequences where Nagasawa and Konishita get to demonstrate their onscreen fighting prowess, whilst looking ultra-sexy."
---Diverse Japan
"Nao Nagasawa makes for a stylish and enthusiastic heroin."
---Screen Daily
"Supercharged sexy action thriller."
---Henshin Justice
"Sexy Nagasawa and Kinoshita kick ass!"
---Diverse Japan

UPC# 825307-932898
CAT# PH-93289 - 24.98

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Action / Drama 83 min
NR / 2013 / Japan
Language: Japanese with ON/OFF English subtitles


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Cult



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Director: Koji Shiraishi
Cast:
Yu Abiru Mari Iriki, Mayuko Iwase, Ryosuke Miura, Natsuki Okamoto, Sayuri Oyamada

The Producer of "Ring," "The Grudge," and "Dark Water," brings you this chilling tale of pop idols Mari, Mayuko, and Yu, investigating an exorcism for a television show. Unsui will perform the exorcism with with his incredible psychic powers. His subjects are the Kaneda family, a single mother and her daughter who experience paranormal activities night after night. However, Unsui finds the demon to be too powerful and sadistic. He fails to defeat the demon, is badly injured and transported to the hospital. The idols cannot battle the demon alone. In their desperation, they enlist the help of a ghosthunter, one with a reckless reputation, and seems even more dangerous than the demon.

"A wacky found footage horror oddity."
---Twitch Film


UPC# 825307-932591
CAT# PH-93259 - 24.98

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J- Horror 84 min
NR / 2013 / Japan
Language: Japanese with ON/OFF English subtitles


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Talk To The Dead



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Director: Norio Tsuruta
Cast:
Kazuki Kato, Ayaka Komatsu, Chihiro Ohtsuka

From the Producer of "Ring," "The Grudge," and "Dark Water," comes this dark tale of tragedy. Having lost her beloved father at an early age, Yuri lives with her mother and younger brother. Yuri's mother meets a new man, but they are deeply in debt and forced to leave their home. Yuri is then forced to take a job as a call girl to support her brother. One day, Yuri's brother dies in the bathtub. Her heart is engulfed with regret as she suffers with a pain that will never go away.

Some time later, Mayu, Yuri's colleague, tells her about a mysterious mobile app that is rumored to enable its user to talk to the dead. But, it comes with a warning: Never reply if the dead soul says, 'I want to see you.' Because she blames herself for her brother's death, Yuri downloads the app and reaches out to her dead brother. Meanwhile, the app's users begin to die.

"Original and interesting."
- Chess and Cinema

UPC# 825307-932690
CAT# PH-93269 - 24.98

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J- Horror 84 min
NR / 2013 / Japan
Language: Japanese with ON/OFF English subtitles


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The Crone



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Director: Eisuke Naito
Cast:
Honoka Miki, Shiori Kitayama, Kaoru Goto, Aimi Nakamura, Yoshinori Okada

From the Producer of "Ring," "The Grudge," and "Dark Water," comes this macabre tale of paranormal TV show hostesses who venture to an abandoned nursing home in the mountains. Ayane, Nanami and Mayuko are put to the test of ultimate fear when they challenge each other to enter the creepy hospital. Determined to defeat each other, the girls stubbornly remain in the chilling location no matter what happens... even after awakening a real ghost. Once the girls realize this isn't a normal haunted house, it's too late. They face a ghost who can consume their souls. Will the girls abandon their competitive nature and uncover the truth about this nursing home, or will they watch their souls be devoured?

"Must be seen to be believed."
"Cringe-inducing scenes that would make Cronenberg thankful he hadn't eaten
lunch yet."
- Horrornews.net

UPC# 825307-932799
CAT# PH-93279 - 24.98

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J- Horror 71 min
NR / 2013 / Japan
Language: Japanese with ON/OFF English subtitles


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Osaka Violence



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Director: Takahiro Ishihara
Cast:
Ryosuke Kimura, Shouji Oomiya, Yuusuke Mizuno, Taro Saba, Hisashi Ueno

After witnessing a gang murder, 12 year old Masashi asks his father what he'd do if he were killed by a Yakuza. "Exact vengeance," his father promptly replies. The next day, in an unfortunate turn of fate, Masashi's father is hospitalized with serious injuries, leaving Masashi to fend for himself in a bad and violent part of town. Luckily, he is taken in by a generous family who decides to help him. However, Masashi soon discovers that the father of this family, has a rather bad reputation.

Winner: Grand Prix, Off-theater Competition- Yubari Fantastic Int'l Film Festival
Official Selection:
Bucheon Fantastic Int'l Festival
"Osaka Violence" still manages to grab your attention and draw you into its world of cinema and abuse.
--Twitch Film

UPC# 825307-932294
CAT# PH-93229 - 24.98

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Action / Drama 97 min
NR / 2012 / Japan
Language: Japanese with ON/OFF English subtitles


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Osaka Badass



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Director: Takahiro Ishihara
Cast:Tak Sakaguchi, Takashi Nishina, Kanade Matsuzaki, Takaya Yamaki, Arata Yamanaka, Nanako Kodama

In Osaka, three troubled youth, Kanako, Atsushi and Kenji, hang out together all the time. Kenji, who lives in an orphanage, is one day sold to a yakuza and their friendship has to come to an end. 25 years later, Kanako has married Atsushi, who is an incompetent yakuza. They have 3 daughters. Kenji, is a competent and unbeatable yakuza. For the first time, Atsushi, who sucks at everything, gets a dangerous mission to kill a thug who has attacked the office of his yakuza group. Kenji, who has advanced to the first lieutenant position, mistakenly kills the dumbass son of the head of the Tokyo Yakuza, which triggers a battle between Osaka and Tokyo families. Then, Kenji sees Atsushi, for the first time in 25 years...

Opening Screening at Yubari Int'l Fantastic Film Festival.
Official Selection:
Japan Filmfest Hamburg.
"A higher class of cinema."
---Elitsi

UPC# 825307-932393
CAT# PH-93239 - 24.98

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Action / Drama 110 min
NR / 2013 / Japan
Language: Japanese with ON/OFF English subtitles