Social earthquakes, secret cults and strange perversions


  • Himizu: Powerful manga-adapted teen drama set in post-tsunami Japan
  • Exte: Hair Extensions: Subversive horror film about haunted hair
  • Guilty of Romance: A bored housewife, a perverse academic and a policewoman confront the degrading and murderous sides of love and lust
  • Cold Fish: A small exotic fish shop-owner descends into violence and madness
  • Love Exposure: A glorious four-hour epic about love, guilt, redemption and secret cults
  • Suicide Club : Mass suicides across Japan lead the police to a secret society


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Theme image - June 2012

Illustration by Sarah Burgess