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One Cut of the Dead (2017)

Kamera wo tomeruna! (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror | 24 September 2019 (USA)
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Things go badly for a hack director and film crew shooting a low budget zombie movie in an abandoned WWII Japanese facility, when they are attacked by real zombies.

Director:

Shin'ichirô Ueda

Writers:

Shin'ichirô Ueda (screenplay), Ryoichi Wada (play)
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Credited cast:
Takayuki Hamatsu Takayuki Hamatsu ... Director Higurashi
Yuzuki Akiyama Yuzuki Akiyama ... Chinatsu
Harumi Shuhama Harumi Shuhama ... Nao
Kazuaki Nagaya Kazuaki Nagaya ... Ko
Hiroshi Ichihara Hiroshi Ichihara ... Kasahara
Mao Mao ... Mao
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sakina Asamori Sakina Asamori ... (as Sakina Iwaji)
Takuya Fujimura Takuya Fujimura
Ayana Gôda Ayana Gôda
Manabu Hosoi Manabu Hosoi
Satoshi Iwagô Satoshi Iwagô
Kyôko Takahashi Kyôko Takahashi
Yoshiko Takehara Yoshiko Takehara
Tomokazu Yamaguchi Tomokazu Yamaguchi
Shuntarô Yamazaki Shuntarô Yamazaki
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Storyline

A low-budget film about zombies soon features the best cast money could not buy, but the problem is that the new actors are not exactly getting along with the crew. Everyone involved is soon receiving a lesson in the merits of perseverance, the preciousness of family bonds and of course the dangers of the living dead. Written by aghaemi

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Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The first 37 minutes was actually shot in one take. It took 2 days and 6 takes for the cast and crew to get the perfect one. See more »

Goofs

When the assistant is sitting on the floor clutching a severed arm, you can clearly see one of the crew members standing in the background. See more »

Connections

Spin-off One Cut of the Dead Spin-Off: In Hollywood (2019) See more »

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A Film of Three Halves...
21 April 2020 | by XstalSee all my reviews

Absolutely incredible! Who would have thought a zombie flick could be so unique, original and wildly entertaining - and that it could sidetrack you with the most audacious curve ball that will knock you out the park and some (twice). Perseverance is the key, the best things are always worth waiting for and this is one of those occasions where the reward will leave you agog at the genius, originality and imagination conjured up. Brilliant!!!


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

24 September 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

One Cut of the Dead See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

JPY3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,360, 15 September 2019

Gross USA:

$52,406

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$27,590,180
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Company Credits

Production Co:

ENBU Seminar, Panpokopina See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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