Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Cure, Creepy) one of the major forces of the J-Horror wave of films in the 2000's, teams with cinematographer Junichiro Hayashi (Ringu, Dark Water) to paint a dark and apocalyptic foretelling of how technology will only serve to isolate us as it grows more important to our.
After the unexpected suicides of several friends, three strangers set out to explore a city which is growing more empty by the day, and to solve the mystery of what lies within a forbidden room in an abandoned construction site, mysteriously sealed shut with red packing tape.
Pulse (a.k.a Kairo) is one of the greatest and most terrifying achievements in modern Japanese horror, and a black mirror for our contemporary digital world - the definitive internet horror film.
Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Cast: Haruhiko Katô, Kumiko Asô, Koyuk, Kurume Arisaka, Masatoshi Matsuo, Shinji Takeda
Language: Japanese (with English subtitles)
Runtime: 119 mins
Region: B / 2
- High Definition digital transfer
- High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
- Original 5.1 audio (DTS-HD on the Blu-ray)
- New optional English subtitle translation
- New interview with writer/director Kiyoshi Kurosawa
- New interview with cinematographer Junichiro Hayashi
- The Horror of Isolation: a new video appreciation featuring Adam Wingard & Simon Barrett (Blair Witch, You’re Next)
- Archive ‘Making of’ documentary, plus four archive behind-the-scenes featurettes
- Premiere footage from the Cannes Film Festival
- Cast and crew introductions from opening day screenings in Tokyo
- Trailers and TV Spots
- Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Tommy Pocket