Friday, June 12, 2009
Killer Virgin Road - Goro Kishitani (2009)
Juri Ueno stars as a young bride who accidentally commits a murder and Yoshino Kimura is the suicidal woman who helps her take the body on a cross country trip to evade the police. Whoever thought that manslaughter could be so hilarious!
The Full-Up Train - Kon Ichikawa (1957)
Kon Ichikawa, the man who brought us such classics as "Tokyo Olympiad" and 'Fires on the Plain" spins a hilarious satire of 20th-century Japan in his 1957 film "A Full-Up Train". Young university graduate must suffer through a series of misadventures while he struggles to become a productive member of adult Japanese society.