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제15회 제천국제음악영화제

2nd(2006)
Tokyo Zombie
Japan | 2005 | 103min | 35mm | COLOR | Drama | Musical

PROGRAM NOTE

Two workers in a fire extinguisher warehouse kill time practicing Jujitsu with each other. The balddomed Fujio is the steely-eyed teacher, while the Afro-haired Mitsuo is his student. Nearby is “Black Fuji,”a mound of refuse where the citizens of Tokyo deposit everything including corpses. Revived by the toxic waste, the corpses **begin** arising from their graves as zombies. Finding themselves under ravenous assault, they jump in their van and hightail it out of Tokyo.

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DIRECTOR

Sakichi SATO

born in 1964 in Osaka. His multifaceted career credits him as director, screenwriter and actor. His major screenplay titles are Miike Takashi’s < Ich the Killer >(2002), < Gozu >(2003) and he has acted in Suzuki Takuji’s < Parco Fiction >(2002), Kurasawa Kiyoshi’s < Bright Future >(2002), and Quentin Tarantino’s < Kill Bill >(2003). He has directed films including < Gokudo Cop > (2003), < Ultramaso Cop >(2003). < Tokyo Zombie > is the first theatrically released feature film he has directed.