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1. How did you come up with the story of the meatball machine? Why did you decide to make a movie like this?3. What influenced you in making this film, along with the 1999 edition? I think there is an influence from "Tetsuo" directed by Shinya Tsukamoto. But I wonder if there is anything else, what are the other sources?A. The 1999 edition is my second independent film. The first was a horror movie titled "Linga Mania" with the right hand depicting a man with a red penis giving birth to a god. "Lingamania" was the first movie I shot,...

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Asian Horror, Body Horror, Japanese cinema, Steam Punk, Terracotta Distribution -

Part tragic love story, part body horror, MEATBALL MACHINE is the beset example of an extreme steam-punk gore fest which has stood the test of time since its first release and spawned a sequel directed by special effects artist Yoshihiro Nishimura

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Comedy, J-Horror, Japanese cinema, News, Terracotta Distribution, Yakuza -

With notable and legendary directors like Akira Kurosawa, Yasujirō Ozu and Akio Jissôji who shaped the country’s film industry and contributed works that influenced even western cinema—it’s no doubt that Japanese cinema continues to evolve. 

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Far East Asian Cinema, K-Drama, korean cinema, Short Film, Terracotta Distribution -

Director Minji Kang's short chamber drama is at heart a story of familial and intergenerational conflict, but set in a unique crucible: the authoritarian politics of North Korea, whose pressures distort and warp the father-daughter dynamic to an untenable, shocking point.

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Far East Asian Cinema, News, Terracotta Distribution -

A few years back East Asian cinema experienced a boom in popularity, but these days most titles find it difficult to get even a small release in the UK. Can audiences learn to embrace Eastern cinema once again?

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