AFS Presents: HORRORS OF MALFORMED MEN
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In adapting several stories by Japan’s master of weird fiction Edogawa Rampo, Teruo Ishii produces a masterpiece of Japanese pulp art.
In adapting several stories by Japan’s master of weird fiction Edogawa Rampo (a pseudonym: say the name aloud and you’ll get the reference to a certain American writer of terror tales), Teruo Ishii produces a masterpiece of the “ero-guro-nansensu” (erotic-grotesque-nonsense) thread of Japanese pulp art. Starting in an insane asylum and ending on a psychedelically rendered island of miscreants, it is truly a fascinating artifact of its times.
Directed by Teruo Ishii
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