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Love Exposure (2009)

Due to the sudden death of his mother during his childhood, Yu (Takahiro Nishijima) is raised by his father Tetso, who dealt with his grief by becoming a man of God. After his father is stung at the end of a wild relationship, Yu has to pay daily when forced to daily confessions. Being a natural saint he could only lie, although being a terrible liar he’s beaten and forced into a rebellious streak of sin!

It starts of small, skipping school and joining a gang. Three hours later feeble attempts at mass murder and terrorist bombings. During Yu’s roller coaster ride he meets two very different young women, both who will change his life for ever. Read the rest of this entry »

UK Releases; The Beast Stalker, Love Exposure & Fireball

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fireballAsian Cinema in the UK starts January 2010 with a magnificent trio of movies. From Cine-Asia we have Hong Kong thriller “The Beast Stalker” (trailer) starring Nic Tse (Invisible Targets), Nick Cheung (The Exiled) and the pocket sized Zhang Jingchu (Seven Swords).

The two-disc THE BEAST STALKER (cert. 15) will be released on DVD (£17.99 or £11.99) on 4th January 2010.

Special Features include: Behind The Scenes ; Making Of; Interview Gallery; extended/alternate scenes; trailer gallery; Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0 Cantonese and 5.1 English audio options; optional English subtitles.

Next up with the 237 minute running time we have Love Exposure (trailer), Winner of the FIPRESCI Prize and the Caligari Film Award at the 2009 Berlin International Film Festival. We have director Sion Sono’s feature length debut.

The two-disc LOVE EXPOSURE (cert. 18) will be released on DVD (£14.99 or £9.99) by Third Window Films on 11th January 2010. Special Features include: anamorphic widescreen presentation; “Making of” featurette; trailer; optional English subtitles; trailers for other Third Window releases.

Last but not certainly least, we have the Muay Thai meets Basket Ball! Fireball (trailer) has been quoted as “The Most Mind Blowing Experience Since Ong Bak”, Fireball is released on DVD (£8.99) & Blu-Ray (£14.99) by E1 Entertainment on 18th January 2010. Prior to its DVD release the film will be showing at selected cinemas throughout the UK, courtesy of Premiere Films, from 8th January 2010.

Love Exposure & Lala Pipo hit Cinemas!

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Adam Torel’s label Third Window Films delivers a double bill of Japanese Cinema this winter! The epic 237 min epic “Love Exposure” hit cinemas on 30th October. Whilst our heading image is of Torels next exciting cinema release; “Lala Pipo” will be released on the 13th November. More information? Visit the awesome new; Third Window Films Homepage

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