Suicide Club

Suicide Club

Director: Sion Sono Cast: Ryo Ishibashi, Masatoshi Nagase, Tamao Sato
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Suicide Club

If you're a fan of Japanese cinema depressed about the lack of edgy new titles finding their way to the states, cheer up, TLA Releasing's release of the popular black comedy Suicide Club has finally landed on U.S. shores! Featuring a letterboxed presentation of a 1.85:1 image, the picture unfortunately shows distracting signs of compression artifacting, despite sporting solid colors and even skin tones. Edge enhancement is virtually nonexistent, though the wavering image is a bit distracting, even in the nighttime scenes. While most fans will simply appreciate TLA's efforts to import this title for their enjoyment, those with high-end audio/visual systems are certain to notice the flaws in the transfer. The only extras offered are a brief image gallery and four TLA Releasing trailers.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/18/2003
UPC: 0807839000580
Original Release: 2002
Rating: NR
Source: Tla
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Letterbox]
Time: 1:34:00

Special Features

Image gallery; Chapter selection; TLA Releasing trailers

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ryo Ishibashi Actor
Masatoshi Nagase Actor
Tamao Sato Actor
Mai Housyou Actor
Takashi Nomura Actor
Rolly Actor
Yoko Kamon Actor
Saya Hagiwara Actor
Kimiko Yo Actor
Hideo Sako Actor
Akaji Maro Actor

Technical Credits
Sion Sono Director,Screenwriter
Tomoki Hasegawa Score Composer
Seiya Kawamata Producer
Yoshihiro Nishimura Art Director
Atsushi Numata Executive Producer
Akihiro Onaga Editor
Kazuto Sato Cinematographer
Junichi Tanaka Producer
Toshiie Tomida Producer
Toyoyuki Yokohama Executive Producer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Stay Behind the Yellow Line [5:29]
2. A Nice Cool Breeze [9:59]
3. Www.maru.ne.jp [4:34]
4. From the Crime Scene [8:19]
5. Recess [6:56]
6. There Is No Suicide Club [7:17]
7. The 6th Chain [7:37]
8. The Tattoo Search [6:13]
9. A Cool New Trend [6:51]
10. The Bat Is Entertained in the Pleasure Room [5:50]
11. What Is Your Connection? [4:57]
12. Jigsaw Puzzle [7:23]
13. The Truth About Pop Music [5:20]
14. Mitsoku Gets Connected [8:16]
15. Dessart's Final Performance [4:16]

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Suicide Club 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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At first I thought this was just a cheesy horror/gore flick. You know, something typical of the japanese horror catagory. As I watched the movie, I soon began to realize that there was more to this than a simple linear story line. This movie was the most intricate and meaningful movie I have seen in a long time. The theme though diguised behind the blood and gore, is not about the promotion of suicide but rather the promotion of the love of oneself. This film takes a deeper look into the Japanese culture and leaves the viewer breathless afterwards. The actors did a good job in making their character seem real. There was even a scene where there weren't any words spoken but the intensity of the stares spoke volumes. I highly recommend this film if you are good at interpreting things.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago