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Hiruko the Goblin

£17.99

Released: 24th January 2022

Barcode: 5060148531465

  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Studio: Third Window
  • Certification: 15
  • Category: Drama
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Released: 24th January 2022

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  • Description

    Following the success of his trailblazing independent cyberpunk debut, Tetsuo: The Iron Man, Shinya Tsukamoto directed this wonderfully bizarre adaptation of Daijiro Morohoshi’s Yokai Hunter manga as his first studio project.

    Called to an idyllic countryside town, disgraced archaeologist Professor Hieda (pop idol Kenji Sawada) teams up with high schooler Masao (Masaki Kudou) when a series of disappearances—including those of Masao’s father (Naoto Takenaka) and classmate crush Reiko (Megumi Ueno)—take place. Together, the unlikely duo discover that the local high school sits atop an ancient burial mound that may very well be a subterranean gateway to hell. Offering a raucous mashup of genres—ranging from campy adventure to Lovecraftian body horror—Hiruko the Goblin delivers pulse-pounding thrills with over-the-top visuals including stop-motion animation and practical effects that recall the early works of Sam Raimi and John Carpenter.

    Special Features
    • New Restoration
    • New Interview with Director Shinya Tsukamoto
    • Audio Commentary by Tom Mes
    • Original Japanese Trailer
    • Special Creature Effects: Takashi Oda interview
    • Creature Effects
    • Vintage Interview with Director Shinya Tsukamoto
    • Special slipcase edition w/illustrated artwork by Ian MacEwan (limited to 1000 copies)
  • Product Details

    Directed by Shin'ya Tsukamoto
    Additional info Language(s): Japanese, Subtitles: English, Interactive Menu
    No. of discs 1 disc(s)
    Duration 89 mins
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