Throwback Thursday: Audition

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Okay, I’ll be the first to admit, it took me a minute to get into this movie, and even longer to calm down. Or at least keep the popcorn I was eating down!  It’s sick, twisted, gory, in Japanese, but with subtitles.  Yes, you’ll need to read a movie, but trust it’s good!  This is one where you really want the villain to win!

This disturbing Japanese thriller follows Aoyama (Ryo Ishibashi), a widower who decides to start dating again. Aided by a film-producer friend (Jun Kunimura), Aoyama uses auditions for a fake production to function as a dating service. When Aoyama becomes intrigued by the withdrawn, gorgeous Asami (Eihi Shiina), they begin a relationship. However, he begins to realize that Asami isn’t as reserved as she appears to be, leading to gradually increased tension and a harrowing climax.

Check out the trailer and then the movie. If you can stomach slasher flicks, you can handle this one!

F. M. Laster

“I only like two kinds of men, domestic and imported.” -Mae West

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