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PROGRAM - World Cinemascape - World Cinemascape: Spectrum

World Cinemascape: Spectrum

Japanese Girls Never Die

DIRECTOR MATSUI Daigo World Cinemascape: Spectrum구분없음
Nation Japan 2016100minDCPcolor Fiction
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Overview

A mysterious group of high school girls begins attacking men at random. After the disappearance of Haruko, these two series of incidents overlap. Is this Haruko’s plot?

Program Schedule

Code Date Time Theater Info Ticket
221 2017. 04. 29 14:00 CGV Jeonjugosa 1
HEK15GV
Ticket Wish
506 2017. 05. 02 11:00 CGV Jeonjugosa 1
HEK15GV
Ticket Wish
816 2017. 05. 05 11:30 Jeonju Cinema Town 8
HEK15
Ticket Wish
  • Review

    There are flyers to find a woman named Azumi Haruko. Someone doodles on the flyers. A group of high school girls randomly attack guys, making the headline of the local news. The doodles on the posters become viral online. Speculative stories fill up Twitter. Rumor has it that these girls agitated by the missing of Haruko are revenging on random guys. It became the talk of the town amongst young females.
    The world is filled with unfavorable signs. People make wild assumptions on invisible cases, making the cause and effect of the case even more confusing. Meanwhile, someone gets hurt, and the tragedy continues. Japanese Girls Never Die is a tragic fable on the lack of communication in the social-media-addicted modern society. At the same time, it is a delicate report on people’s intimate feelings that cannot be perceived with the medium. [KIM Youngjin]

  • Credit

    Director MATSUI Daigo
    Screenplay SETOYAMA Misaki
    Producer EDAMI Yoko
    Cinematography SHIOYA Hiroki
    Art Director TAKAHASHI Tatsuta
    Editor OBARA Satoko
    Music Roy TAMAKI
    Sound YANO Masahito, KAKU Akihiko
    Cast AOI Yu, TAKAHATA Mitsuki, KASE Ryo, ISHIZAKI Huey, HAYAMA Shono, Taiga

Director

MATSUI Daigo

Born in 1985 in Fukuoka, Japan. He runs the theatre company GOJIGEN, where he writes, directs and acts in all of the company's productions. In 2009, he made his debut as the youngest screenwriter in NHK with Twin Spica. His feature directorial debut was Afro Tanaka(2012) starring Shota Matsuda. He then directed How Selfish I Am!(2013) and Wonderful World End(2014) which was premiered in Berlin International Film Festival.