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Release Date:
13 June 2003 (Ireland) See more »
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Tagline:
Issho ni, jigoku ni ikimashô
Plot:
A man and woman fall into an erotic nightmare when they are stalked by a disturbed man. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
5 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Directed by
Shin'ya Tsukamoto 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Shin'ya Tsukamoto 

Produced by
Shin'ichi Kawahara .... associate producer
Keiko Kusakabe .... distribution producer
Shin'ya Tsukamoto .... producer
 
Original Music by
Chu Ishikawa 
 
Cinematography by
Shin'ya Tsukamoto 
 
Film Editing by
Zenya Ohara 
Shin'ya Tsukamoto 
 
Production Design by
Shin'ya Tsukamoto 
 
Costume Design by
Hiroko Iwasaki 
 
Makeup Department
Hidemi Fukuyama .... makeup artist
Takashi Oda .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Hidemi Fukuyama .... production manager
Hiroki Hattori .... assistant production manager
Kiyo Joo .... overseas manager
Hirota Sagae .... assistant production manager
Wakahide Yamashita .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ken Koide .... assistant director
Hisakatsu Kuroki .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Tomoko Chiba .... assistant art director
Yoichi Hirose .... assistant art director
Aya Koshiga .... assistant art director
Yûko Nakamura .... assistant art director
Yuki Nishimiya .... assistant art director
Masao Yamamoto .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Masaya Kitada .... sound effects editor
Akira Nakano .... sound recordist
Akihiko Okase .... foley artist
Shô Rizawa .... sound opticals
Kenji Shibasaki .... sound effects editor
Yuji Tagami .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Satoshi Hayashi .... special effects
Yûichi Karasawa .... gun effects
Kuri Kumazawa .... special effects makeup
Gen Nakamura .... special effects
Takashi Oda .... dummy effects
Susumu Sano .... special effects makeup
Azuma Takano .... special effects makeup
Mitsuki Yoshida .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Masafumi Adachi .... assistant photographer
Kaori Satô .... assistant camera
Takayuki Shida .... assistant photographer
Michiyo Tenma .... still photographer
Keisuke Yoshida .... assistant camera
Kyôko Yuri .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Yuka Katô .... costume producer
Nenko Kawano .... costume production assistant
Masako Kuga .... costume production assistant
Hiroko Yamazaki .... costume producer
 
Editorial Department
Shunei Fukano .... assistant editor
Masaharu Oomi .... colour timing
Naoki Osada .... negative cutter
Seiji Satô .... colour timing
Kiyomi Watarai .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Masaharu Sekiguchi .... opticals
Teruo Tsuda .... title designer
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Rokugatsu no hebi" - Japan (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for strong sexuality, nudity and some violence
Runtime:
77 min | Canada:77 min (Toronto International Film Festival)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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10 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Typically bizarre Tsukamoto, 20 March 2003
Author: niz from Melbourne, Australia

If TETSUO was about hating your body, SNAKE OF JUNE is about embracing it. Fans of the former will know what to expect in terms of style: black-and-white, wild photography, bizarre imagery etc. What they won't expect is the relatively accessible and easy-to-follow storyline in the first half, as a woman discovers her own desires through the promptings of a blackmailer. About half-way through the focus is switched to her husband, and here we revert to total obscurity, in the TETSUO and TETSUO 2 mould. Tsukamoto buffs will find it all very interesting, others will be left baffled.

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