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Grotesque (2009)

Gurotesuku (original title)
Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 17 May 2009 (Brazil)
A doctor kidnaps a young couple and forces them into a game of torment that slowly extinguishes their hopes for survival.

Director:

Kôji Shiraishi

Writer:

Kôji Shiraishi (screenplay)
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Kotoha Hiroyama Kotoha Hiroyama ... Aki
Hiroaki Kawatsure Hiroaki Kawatsure ... Kazuo
Shigeo Ôsako Shigeo Ôsako
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An unnamed doctor has always had everything he's ever wanted, but that has only made him develop more extreme and depraved needs. He kidnaps a young couple in the prime of their life together and forces them into a game of torment that slowly extinguishes their hopes for survival. Written by Anonymous

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Welcome to a Japanese Nightmare See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Banned in Norway. See more »

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Referenced in Reel (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Aeka
Music by Masato Tejima
Lyrics by Masato Tejima and Kazuo Satô
Performed by SS
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Vile...Depraved....Revolting and Disturbingly Real Shocker from Japan........
20 February 2013 | by nightwatch4773See all my reviews

This to me is what Hostel, Saw, and the myriad of other torture porn flicks over the years tried to do. I saw this film back in 2009 and I can remember the entire film vividly. The plot although tenuous is so disturbing and nihilistic that I felt I had to take a shower after the film. We have 3 characters in this film and almost the entire running length takes place in a dark dank underlit torture room reminiscent to a nazi-experiment chamber. I give this film a 7/10 for the sheer nastiness and how relentless the film is in depicting the pain and suffering of the two young youths abducted. This film has guts and guts is what you will see. I am not surprised the Nick Cage thought this was a snuff film because for the life of me this felt so bloody real. After the film I was so disturbed and depressed that I couldn't walk home alone. This hasn't happened since the original Halloween for me but I was just a kid than. If you couldn't handle Human Centipede, Serbian film or the Antichrist than stay far away from this one. You have been warned!!!!!


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

17 May 2009 (Brazil) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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