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The Gomorrahizer
PostPosted: Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:58 am  Reply with quote



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Above is a sales poster for Hideo Nakata's The Complex (Kuroyuri danchi).

The screenplay for The Complex was written by Jun'ya Katô and Ryûta Miyake. The movie stars Atsuko Maeda and Hiroki Narimiya.

Here's a log line for The Complex from the international sales agent for the movie, Nikkatsu Corporation (Nikkatsu K.K.): "More frightening than Ringu. More heart-rending than Dark Water. His first true horror film in almost a decade, The Complex marks director Hideo Nakata's return to the genre he turned into a world phenomena."

Here's a synopsis for The Complex from Nikkatsu: "Nursing student Asuka (Atsuko Maeda) has just moved into an apartment complex with her parents and younger brother. On the first night in her new room, she is awoken by a strange scratching sound coming from the apartment of her neighbor, a reclusive old man who has refused all attempts at communication. Concerned over his well being, Asuka enters his home only to find him dead from malnutrition. Worse, it looks as if he had been trying to claw his way into her room. ¶ Asuka learns that there have been a number of strange deaths in the complex over the years from Shinobu (Hiroki Narimiya), the handyman cleaning up the old man’s apartment. Even the girls at school whisper rumors of it being haunted. When the late night scratching returns, Asuka ventures back into her neighbor's home and comes face to face with an apparition of the old man! ¶ Panicked by the discovery of her apartment emptied and her family gone, Asuka seeks help from Shinobu, who brings in a spiritualist to exorcise Asuka of the evil surrounding her. However, as she delves into the girl's predicament, the spiritualist discovers that signs points not to the old man but to a small boy living in the complex with a past as tragic as the one Asuka herself lives in denial of."

Shochiku Co. Ltd. (Shôchiku K.K.) plans to release The Complex theatrically in Japan in May of next year.

BTW, if you haven't already done so, be sure to watch the teaser trailer for Naoyuki Tomomatsu's Rape Zombie: Lust of the Dead 2 (Reipu zonbi: Lust of the Dead 2)!


The Complex sales poster (JPEG - larger version of the above)

The Complex official website (not online yet)

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YouTube: Rape Zombie: Lust of the Dead 2 teaser trailer


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 22, 2012 12:52 am  Reply with quote



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Above and below are two theatrical posters for The Complex. Also, the official website for the movie is now online.

The Complex is set to have its world première in the Spectrum section of this year's International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), which runs from January 23rd to February 3rd.

With regard to Asuka's "discovery of her apartment emptied and her family gone" and her tragic past that she "lives in denial of", I hope that there isn't a Shyamalanesque plot twist whereby her parents and/or younger brother were/was never alive in the movie's present...

Those who are interested in The Complex may wish to watch the teaser trailer for Alejandro Hidalgo's Venezuelan horror The House of the End Times (La casa del fin de los tiempos).

The Complex official website

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YouTube: The House of the End Times teaser trailer


News source: The Gomorrahizer (source of Hideo Nakata-related news for over half a decade!)

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 9:49 pm  Reply with quote



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A teaser trailer for The Complex has been added to YouTube.

BTW, if you haven't already done so, be sure to watch the theatrical and teaser trailers for Israel Adrián Caetano's Evil Woman (Mala).

YouTube: The Complex teaser trailer

The Complex official website

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YouTube: Evil Woman theatrical trailer

YouTube: Evil Woman teaser trailer


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:38 pm  Reply with quote



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A theatrical trailer for The Complex has been added to YouTube.

Those who are interested in The Complex may also wish to watch the theatrical and teaser trailers for the aforementioned The House of the End Times.

YouTube: The Complex theatrical trailer

YouTube: The Complex international teaser trailer

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YouTube: The House of the End Times theatrical trailer

YouTube: The House of the End Times teaser trailer


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