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    Unique ID Code: 0000223510
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 18/9/2023 16:23
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    The Guard From Underground

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    Directors Company Collection
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 96 mins
    Retail Price: £29.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Part of the ‘Directors Company Collection’ – a series of films from the legendary 1980s Japanese production company, all presented with brand new digital restorations and in collector packaging each with inserts on the company by historian Jasper Sharp.

    A brand new restoration of the film which started Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s career in horror!

    Before becoming one of Japan’s most well-known horror directors through films like Cure, Pulse and Creepy, Kiyoshi Kurosawa started off his career in horror with 1992’s The Guard from Underground, the final film of the ‘Directors Company’. Kiyoshi Kurosawa here fashions a dark tale that is both a sharp satire of corporate life and a B-movie thriller. A former sumo wrestler now working as a security guard goes on a murderous rampage in the company that’s employed him.

    Special Features:
    • New audio commentary by Tom Mes
    • Interview with producer Takashi Ikoma
    • Kiyoshi Kurosawa talk at the premiere of the new master
    • Trailer

    • Slipcase with artwork from Gokaiju
    • ‘Directors Company’ edition featuring insert by Jasper Sharp – limited to 2000 copies

    Video Tracks:
    1.85:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    DTS-HD MA 2.0 Stereo Japanese

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Kiyoshi Kurosawa

    Written By:

    Makiko Kuno
    Yutaka Matsushige
    Hatsunori Hasegawa
    Tarô Suwa
    Kanta Ogata
    Yoshiko Yura
    Ren Ôsugi
    Hiroyuki Tanabe

    Music From:
    Midori Funakoshi

    Director of Photography:
    Ken'ichi Negishi

    Nobutake Kamiya

    Costume Designer:
    Nobue Ômori

    Ryûji Ikoma
    Yoshihiro Komiya
    Susumu Miyasaka

    Executive Producer:
    Toshiyasu Nakamura

    Third Window Films

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