Shozin FUKUI Special
Shozin FUKUI, born in 1961, is regarded as the cyberpunk icon of Japan and has already worked with such directors as Sogo ISHII and Shinya TSUKAMOTO. His eccentric works have gained a cult status and have been compared to the films of Cronenberg and Lynch.
Narumi lives in fear of her ex-boyfriend, but when a mysterious woman named Aiko breaks into her apartment, her problems take an unexpected twist. Reality itself seems to fall apart …
Miu and Ice lead a desperate life in an old bunker. The two women are the sole survivors of a deadly virus pandemic that caused a cruel death for humankind. Shozin FUKUI presents a brutal and dark vision of experimental images and sounds.
Filmography (shorts and full lenght films): 1986 Metal Days / Gerorisuto; 1988 Caterpillar (Kyatapira); 1991 Pinocchio 964; 1996 Rubber’s Lover; 2007 No Way Out (Derenai)
Wednesday, April 14, 10 p.m. Festival Centre