EIGHT HOURS OF TERROR

Seijun Suzuki, Japan, 1957, Arrow Films, Crime - Japan

“A fun spirited, tightly wound thriller with absolutely no fat in its lean 78-minute running time.” -- Kyle Warner, City on Fire

Now available for the first time ever outside Japan, EIGHT HOURS OF TERROR is a high point in the first five years of director Seijun Suzuki’s career within Nikkatsu’s “Borderless Action” series. Drawing inspiration from Hollywood and the French New Wave, Suzuki’s works for Nikkatsu blended East and West, movie-fuelled fantasies and gritty realities of life in postwar Japan. Here, a bus making its precarious way across a winding mountain road picks up some unwelcome passengers...

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Details

  • 78 min.
  • B/W
  • 1.85:1

Formats

  • DCP
  • Blu-ray

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