Angel Dust

Overview

The technical achievements in this gripping Japanese psycho-thriller are as fascinating as the story itself. Tokyo is in a panic after a series of young women are found murdered on the subways. What is most disturbing is that all of the women are killed at precisely the same peak hour on Monday. To help solve the case, the police call in Setsuko, a police shrink who specializes in the mental disorders of criminals, to join their team. Her investigations direct her to her former lover and peer, the radical Aku, ...
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Overview

The technical achievements in this gripping Japanese psycho-thriller are as fascinating as the story itself. Tokyo is in a panic after a series of young women are found murdered on the subways. What is most disturbing is that all of the women are killed at precisely the same peak hour on Monday. To help solve the case, the police call in Setsuko, a police shrink who specializes in the mental disorders of criminals, to join their team. Her investigations direct her to her former lover and peer, the radical Aku, who has become the prime suspect. Aku was known for his effective techniques for helping people brainwashed by religious cults. Aku is an expert at manipulative mind-games and he saves his best techniques for Setsuko. But is Aku guilty, or is someone else behind the crime? The plot takes many unexpected turns as it nears the mystery's surprising solution.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/6/1998
  • UPC: 717119625733
  • Original Release: 1994
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  • Source: New Yorker Video
  • Format: VHS

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kaho Minami Setsuko Suma
Takeshi Wakamatsu Rei Aku
Etsushi Toyokawa Tomoo
Tyoko Takizawa Yuki Takei
Hyo Kitazawa
Technical Credits
Toshihiro Ishii Director, Editor, Screenwriter
Kenzo Horikoshi Producer
Yorozu Ikuta Screenwriter
Eiji Izumi Producer
Satoshi Kanno Producer
Norimichi Kasamatsu Cinematographer
Taro Maki Producer
Tomoyuki Maruo Production Designer
Hiroshi Matsuo Editor
Hiroyuki Nagashima Score Composer
Atsuyuki Shimoda Producer
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