Melancholic (Third Window UK) (Blu-Ray Region B)

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Winner of the Best Director Award at the 2018 Tokyo International Film Festival: Japanese Cinema Splash, this auspicious debut from writer/director Seiji Tanaka features an ingenious script full of unexpected shifts in genre and tone, effortlessly swinging between black comedy, coming-of-age romance and crime thriller.

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Winner – Best Director, Tokyo Film Festival

Winner – Best Debut Feature, Udine Far East Film Festival

Winner – Audience Award, Japan Cuts Film Festival

Winner – Audience Award, Nippon Connection

Winner – Audience Award, Asian Pop-Up Cinema

Winner – Jury Award, Camera Japan

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Despite having graduated from the prestigious Tokyo University, Kazuhiko is unemployed and living with his parents without any plans for the future. Everything changes, however, when he takes up a job at a local bathhouse and discovers that it is used by the yakuza as a convenient place for executions and corpse disposal.

Winner of the Best Director Award at the 2018 Tokyo International Film Festival: Japanese Cinema Splash, this auspicious debut from writer/director Seiji Tanaka features an ingenious script full of unexpected shifts in genre and tone, effortlessly swinging between black comedy, coming-of-age romance and crime thriller.

Production Year: 2018 

Region Code: B 

UK Rating: 15 

Running Time: 114 mins 

Number of Discs: 2 

Language: Japanese 

Subtitles: English 

Audio: 2.0 Surround 

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 

Colour: Colour

DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU-RAY CONTENTS

  • Behind the Scenes
  • Q&A with director and cast
  • Melancholic Short Film

Additional information

Weight 7 oz