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Grotesque (2009)

Gurotesuku (original title)
Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 16 July 2010 (USA)
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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Storyline

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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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

16 July 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Grotesque See more »

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Runtime:

| (censored)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film was rejected for UK DVD release by the BBFC in August 2009. See more »

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Referenced in My Pure Joy (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Aeka
Music by Masato Tejima
Lyrics by Masato Tejima and Kazuo Satô
Performed by SS
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what the hell was this??
8 August 2009 | by dragonkings01See all my reviews

I'm a big fan of Horror and especially import Horror movies, But this wasn't my thing at all. The new wave snuff films (or rebirth of 70's uber violent films) are just not my taste... this movie is a prime example of these pointless torture movies, While in context the aspect of torture in a horror film i.e. Saw, Hellraiser, Texas chainsaw (the original) etc... works great because it's bad people getting their come up-pence or just a cautionary of the cruelty of man but this film is just a fictionalized snuff film with no story what so ever. Watching people getting brutally killed (particularly those who were just there) for the bulk of the movie then.... "the end" after some silly f/x does nothing for me except feeling a little dirty for watching this piece of trash.

If you a fan of Devils rejects, Vacancy and the like check it out but if you are like me a little and like at least a little mental stimulation with your gore fix skip this one.


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