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Rubber's Lover (1996)

Not Rated | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 28 September 1996 (Japan)
Scientists use a brain-altering drug to conduct experiments, after one such project goes astray, they need to find another test subject in this Japanese splatter-punk film.

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Shozin Fukui

Writer:

Shozin Fukui
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nao Nao ... Kiku
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Norimizu Ameya Norimizu Ameya ... Hitotsubashi
Yôta Kawase Yôta Kawase ... Shimika
Mika Kunihiro Mika Kunihiro ... Akari
Sosuke Saito Sosuke Saito ... Motomiya
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Scientists use a brain-altering drug to conduct experiments, after one such project goes astray, they need to find another test subject in this Japanese splatter-punk film.

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

28 September 1996 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Любовь к резине See more »

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Honekoubou See more »
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1.33 : 1
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A muscle monster??
20 February 2005 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

Scientists use a brain-altering drug to conduct experiments, after one such project goes astray, they need to find another test subject in this Japanese splatter-punk film. On it's surface Rubber's Lover can be compared to Tetsuo: the Iron Man (shot in black and white, weird, kinetic, and machine driven), but it's different enough to stand on it's own merits, even if it's not nearly as good as the aforementioned film. Good for a viewing or two, but it's not one of the films that you'll return to over and over again. Still for an obviously low-budget film it IS entertaining.

My Grade: C+

DVD Extras: "Gerorisuto" short film; Interview with Shozin Fukui; Photo gallery; Theatrical Trailer; Trailers for "Electric Dragon 80000V", and "Junk"


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