Pioner Cinema » As the Gods Will
  • Thriller
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  • 2014
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  • 117 min.
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  • Japan
  • director: Takashi Miike
  • cast: Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Shôta Sometani, Rirî Furankî, Sôta Fukushi
  • language: Japanese audio with Russian subtitles
  • restrictions: 18+

Shun Takahata feels bored with his ordinary life, until one day strange things start to happen in his class. Mysterious toys headed by Daruma doll that is considered to be a god of good luck, visit the students. Enigmatic visitors invite students to join their games. They encourage those who are in doubt, promising rosy prospects. However, in case of refusal, the students are threatened by immediate death.
New film by the craziest Japanese director Takashi Miike. Classical viewer may think of the Hollywood “Hunger Games”, whereas oriental cinema followers for sure will remember “Battle Royale” with Takeshi Kitano. The film premiered at the Rome Film Festival.


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