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Horror-Arrow-UK Audition (Blu-ray)

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  1. paulboland

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    Release Date: 29th February 2016
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    Price: £13.99

    Amazon UK
    Price: £17.99
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    Synopsis:

    One of the most notorious J-horror films ever made, Takashi Miike’s Audition exploded onto the festival circuit at the turn of the century to a chorus of awards and praise. The film would catapult Miike to the international scene and pave the way for such other genre delights as Ichii the Killer and The Happiness of the Katakuris.

    Recent widower Shigharu Aoyama is advised by his son to find a new wife, agreeing Shigeharu seeks the advice of a colleague having been out of the dating scene for many years. Taking advantage of their position as a film company they stage an audition. Interviewing a series of women, Shigeharu becomes enchanted by Asami, a quiet, 24-year-old woman, who is immediately responsive to his charms. But soon things take a very dark and twisted turn as we find that Asami isn’t what she seems to be…

    Pulling the audience into a story that will lead to one of the most harrowing climaxes in cinema history, Miike twists and turns us through delirious editing and shocking visuals for one of the most depraved nightmares of all time!

    SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS:

    • Brand new 2K restoration of original vault elements
    • Original 5.1 audio (DTS-HD Master Audio on the Blu-ray)
    • Optional English subtitles
    • Audio commentary with director Takashi Miike and screenwriter Daisuke Tengan
    • Brand new commentary by Miike biographer Tom Mes examining the film and its source novel
    • Introduction by Miike
    • Ties that Bind – A brand new interview with Takashi Miike
    • Interviews with stars Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Renji Ishibashi and Ren Osugi
    • Trailers
    • Gallery including behind-the-scenes images
    • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Matt Griffin
    • More to be announced!

    DETAILS:

    RRP: £17.99 £13.99
    Region: 2/B
    Rating: 18
    Cat No: FCD1209
    Duration: 115 mins
    Language: Japanese
    Subtitles: English
    Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
    Audio: 5.1
    Discs: 1
    Colour
     
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    ***Limited Edition Update***

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