Tag: Sion Sono

REVIEW: Suicide Club (2001)

One evening more than 50 teenage girls line a Tokyo subway platform, wait for an express arrival, and jump together to their deaths. As further suicides ensue across Japan, a trio of police detectives work around the clock to track down the mysterious 'suicide club' that appears to be controlling them. Sion Sono is one ...

REVIEW: Land of Hope (2012)

A massive earthquake hits Japan's east coast, sending a nuclear reactor into meltdown and forcing the evacuation of the area. A 20 kilometre-wide exclusion zone is rapidly set up, with anybody within the zone urgently driven out of their homes. Dairy farmer Yasuhiko (Isao Natsuyagi) lives exactly 20 kilometres from the reactor. The line of ...

REVIEW: Tag (2015)

For a while there Sion Sono really seemed to be out to claim the title of Japan's busiest film director. While he has slowed down in recent years, in 2015 he managed to knock out five feature films and a TV movie all in the space of 12 months: All Esper Dayo! SP, Shinjuku Swan, Love ...