Saturday, March 19, 2011
Shojotachi no Rashinban - Shunichi Nagasaki (2011)
An actress is forced to revisit a horrible murder from her high school days in Shunichi Nagasaki’s "Shojotachi no Rashinban". Years earlier the actress was involved in a high school drama troupe that was involved in a grisly murder, one that was never solved as the main suspect had a rock solid alibi. Now, it looks as if someone is seeking revenge. "Shojotachi no Rashinban", based on the mystery novel by Hiromi Mizuki, will hit Japanese theatres on May 14th.
Exchange Students - Nobuhiko Obayashi (1982)
Nobuhiko Obayashi, the many who brought us the cult hit "House", gives us a variation on the classic "Freaky Friday" body switching comedy in his 1982 film "Exchange Students". Kazuo and Kazumi accidentally fall down at a shrine in Onomichi and clunk their heads. When they come to they realize they have somehow switched bodies. Let the high jinx ensue...