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Another Heaven (2000)

Anaza hevun (original title)
A pair of hard-boiled Tokyo cops are investigating a gruesome murder: after killing the victim, the murderer cut his skull open and cooked his brain in a stew. As they try to track down the... See full summary »

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Yôsuke Eguchi ...
Manabu Hayase
Miwako Ichikawa ...
Asako
Takashi Kashiwabara ...
Atsushi Kimura
Yukiko Okamoto ...
Chizuru Kashiwagi
Haruhiko Katô ...
Yuuji Makuta
Naomasa Musaka ...
Sakamoto-keibu
Kunihiro Ida ...
Ryoukado-keibu
Yosinori Kô ...
Kumakura-keiji
Toshi Shioya ...
Ikegami kenshi-i
Kai Atô ...
Shinji Ohno
Yôko Ohshima ...
Kazuko Ohno
Tarô Suwa ...
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Detective Akagi
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Detective Tobitaka
Manami Honjô
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A pair of hard-boiled Tokyo cops are investigating a gruesome murder: after killing the victim, the murderer cut his skull open and cooked his brain in a stew. As they try to track down the killer, they discover that, quite literally, everybody is a suspect. Will they bring the terror to an end, or will they become part of it themselves? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Crime | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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29 April 2000 (Japan)  »

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Loved this movie
2 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

In the great scheme of things, horror films are never expected to be more than entertaining and "Another Heaven" offered me just that. I confess that the initial draw for me was the serial killer ingredient, but the handsome and sexy Yosuke Eguchi reeled me in within seconds, he is very tasty eye candy!!! The plot? Well... Considering I am a fan of such slasher flicks as "Halloween" and "Nightmare on Elm Street", and the Evil Dead films rock, "Another Heaven" was a bit deeper than I had anticipated.

I enjoyed the take on Revelations. With most films I can predict the outcome within the first five minutes, with "Another Heaven" I was baffled until ten minutes to the end. To me that is an accomplishment. Yeah, there is a homophobic element, not unlike the rednecks that live in my city really, and the violence towards women could be misconstrued, but honestly folks... I think that was more of character development, ok?

All in all it was a great ride, and one I am happy to show to anyone willing to watch!!!

tix


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