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The Happiness of the Katakuris

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Genres: Comedy, Horror, Musical
Starring: Kenji Sawada, Keiko Matsuzaka, Shinji Takeda
Director: Takashi Miike
Plot Synopsis:

From Takashi Miike, the prolific director of such shocking hits including 'Audition' and 'Ichi the Killer' comes "The Sound of Music meets Dawn of the Dead"! The Katakuris are a family trying to run a peaceful country inn but with a lack of guests there is much excitement for their first visitor, until they wind up dead! As each guest in turn dies in strange circumstances the family agree to hide the bodies but will the coverups come back to haunt them... In The Happiness of the Katakuris scenes of grotesque stop motion animation, surreal musical numbers and zombies combine to make one of the finest horror-comedies ever made.

  • Release Details
    Release Date: June 16th, 2015
    MPAA Rating: R
    Movie Release Year: 2001
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Arrow Video
  • Technical Specs
    Length:113 Minutes
    Specs:Blu-ray/DVD
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080p/AVC MPEG-4
    Aspect Ratio(s):1.85:1
    Audio Formats:Japanese LPCM 2.0
    Special Features:Audio commentary by director Takashi Miike
    The Making of the Katakuris - An original documentary from the film's production featuring interviews and behind-the-scenes footage with the cast and crew
    Interviews with the Katakuris cast members Kenji Sawada, Keiko Matsuzaka, Kiyoshiro Imawano, Shinji Takeda, Naomi Nishida, Tetsuro Tanba and Miike
    Animating the Katakuris - A look at the creation of the film's stop motion effects with animation director Hideki Kimura and Miike
    Trailer and TV Spots
    Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by the Twins of Evil
    Booklet featuring new writing on the film by author Johnny Mains and a re-printed interview with Miike conducted by Sean Axmaker, illustrated with original stills