Last Exit Entertainment proudly bring Andrey Iskanov’s epic juggernaut of extreme cinema, Philosophy of a Knife, to European DVD for the first time with this limited edition, filled with exclusive bonus materials and footage never previously seen.
At the end of World War II the Russian Army enter Japanese-occupied Manchuria and discover Unit 731. A prisoner of war camp where they realize horrendous crimes have taken place when they find documentation of experiments performed on the prisoners. Experiments so horrific that they immediately get stamped as confidential.
Through interviews with doctor and military translator Anatoly Protasov, archive material and reconstructions, Andrey Iskanov creates an overwhelming and powerful story that takes us into the dark heart of Unit 731, force feeding us the gruesome experiments performed in the good name of science. Philosophy of a Knife is a story of human atrocities, but it is also the story of Unit 731 staff questioning their role in these merciless experiments.
Quick cuts, loud music, horrific images and Iskanov’s surrealism all come together in this 256minute documentation of the vileness of man. Philosophy of a Knife is an endurance test and one of the most extreme movies ever made. But never forget, THIS REALLY HAPPENED!
PAL Region 2
Director: Andrey Iskanov
Duration: 256 min
Image: 1.33:1 OAR (PAL)
Sound: Dolby Digital 2.0
Subtitles: English, Swedish, German