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Prisoners of the Ghostland

Prisoners of the Ghostland | Sion Sono | US 2021 | 100 Min | DCP
Filmcasino
Sa,25.09.▸20:30
Metro
Fr,01.10.▸23:00
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Bank robber Hero must find the missing granddaughter of a mighty warlord—otherwise it’s straight back to the slammer for him. Just to be safe, the warlord has the criminal squeezed into a full body black leather suit with tiny bombs attached to it. If Hero doesn’t track down the young woman within five days, he will blow up. For his first English-language film, Japanese cult director Sion Sono has enlisted Nicolas Cage: a summit of eccentric giants in a surreal post-apocalypse—as exhilarating as it is depressing, as demented as it is visionary.

Sion Sono
Sono, Sion is a longtime SLASH favorite. Born in Japan in 1961, he has emerged as one of the most distinctive directors of this century. His more than fifty feature films, ranging from social dramas to wild, uncompromising, uninhibited cinema, always push boundaries and surprise constantly. His acclaimed works include the multiple-award-winning Love Exposure, Cold Fish (SLASH 2011), the manga adaptation Tokyo Tribe, Love & Peace, Tag (all three at SLASH 2015), and Antiporno (SLASH 2017), a revival of the notorious roman porno films of Japanese studio Nikkatsu. Prisoners of the Ghostland marks his English language debut.
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Language eOV
Cast Nicolas Cage, Sofia Boutella, Bill Moseley, Nick Cassavetes, Tak Sakaguchi
Writer Aaron Hendry, Reza Sixo Safai
Editing Taylor Levy
Cinematography Sohei Tanikawa

Screenings

Filmcasino
Sa,25.09.▸20:30
Metro
Fr,01.10.▸23:00
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