Produced By: BPT

Cure (1997) + Introduction by Ellisha Izumi [FILM]

04 Oct 2021
04 Oct, 20:00

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Screening as part of Japan 2020: Over 100 years of Japanese Cinema, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network.

We are proud to welcome British/Japanese curator Ellisha Izumi to introduce the film and lead a post-screening discussion.

Madness. Terror. Murder.
A wave of gruesome murders is sweeping Tokyo. The only connection is a bloody X carved into the neck of each of the victims. In each case, the murderer is found near the victim and remembers nothing of the crime.
Detective Takabe and psychologist Sakuma are called in to figure out the connection, but their investigation goes nowhere. An odd young man is arrested near the scene of the latest murder, who has a strange effect on everyone who comes into contact with him.
Detective Takabe starts a series of interrogations to determine the man’s connection with the killings.
About Ellisha:
Ellisha Izumi is a film writer, podcaster and programmer. Through her programming she explores unique subgenres and patterns of filmmaking.
She was the producer and co-host of the Judge Movie podcast, Region Coordinator of Scalarama Bristol Film Festival and participated in Cinema Rediscovered’s talent development workshop for emerging critics.
She recently wrote about her favourite film,the 1980s American remake of Breathless for Cinema Year Zero’s volume about the 1930s Production Code.
You can find her on twitter @ellishawith2Ls