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    Added on: 28/6/2015 17:36
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    The Happiness of the Katakuris

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    The hills are alive with the sound of screaming
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 113 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    From Takashi Miike, the prolific director of such shocking hits including Audition and Ichi the Killer comes “The Sound of Music meets Dawn of the Dead”! The Katakuri family run a peaceful country inn at the foot of Mount Fuji. A little more peaceful than anticipated, their only visitors arrive in a series of suicides, murders, and inexplicale deaths. In order not to ruin their reputation, the Katakuris decide to bury the bodies, but will the coverups come back to haunt them...

    The Happiness of the Katakuris combines scenes of grotesque stop motion animation, surreal musical numbers, and zombies to make one the finest horror-comedies ever made.

    Special Features:
    Audio commentary by director Takashi Miike
    Audio commentary by Miike biographer Tom Mes
    Violent 'til I Die: A brand new interview with Takashi Miike
    The Making of the Katakuris – An original documentary from the film’s production featuring interviews and behind-the-scenes footage with the cast and crew
    Interviews with the Katakuris cast members Kenji Sawada, Keiko Matsuzaka, Kiyoshiro Imawano, Shinji Takeda, Naomi Nishida, Tetsuro Tanba and Miike
    Animating the Katakuris – A look at the creation of the film’s stop motion effects with animation director Hideki Kimura and Miike
    Dogs, Pimps and Agitators – A visual essay on Miike's career by Tom Mes
    Trailer and TV Spots
    Easter Egg
    Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by the Twins of Evil
    Booklet featuring new writing on the film by author Johnny Mains; Stuart Galbraith IV on Katakuris' star musicians Kenji Sawada and Kiyoshiro Imawano; Grady Hendrix on Katakuris and The Quiet Family, the film it remade; and a re-printed interview with Miike conducted by Sean Axmaker, illustrated with original stills

    Video Tracks:
    1.78:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    PCM 2.0 Stereo Japanese

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    Directed By:
    Takashi Miike

    Written By:

    Kenji Sawada
    Keiko Matsuzaka
    Shinji Takeda
    Naomi Nishida
    Kiyoshirô Imawano
    Tetsurô Tanba
    Naoto Takenaka
    Tamaki Miyazaki

    Music From:
    Kôji Endô
    Kôji Makaino

    Director of Photography:
    Hideo Yamamoto

    Yasushi Shimamura

    Hirotsugu Yoshida

    Arrow Video

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