Playing one day as a child on a power line tower, Dragon Eye receives a huge electrical shock, which ignites in his brain a long dormant prehistoric disposition for blind rage. His “dragon” has been awakened. Medical scientists try in vain to calm him with years of electroshock therapy. His altered brain affords him telepathic… Continue reading ELECTRIC DRAGON 80.000 VOLTS
Section: Hommage Sogo Ishii
PANIC IN HIGH SCHOOL
A high school student rallies his classmates into rebelling violently when the administration refuses to take responsibility for the suicide of one of the students.
CRAZY THUNDER ROAD
Irreverent, manic, anarchic and energetic, this rawedged biker flick is pure punk. Reminiscent of Mad Max, it shares the same dazzling technical proficiency and razor-sharp editing with Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead.
A gangster is on the run from the police who want him for the murder of a woman. They rush through the entire film, while their thoughts and memories become gradually “shuffled”.
ASIA STRIKES BACK: 2005 REMIX LIVE VERSION
A revolt breaks out in an isolated facility, where soldiers with psychic powers are trained. The original film from 1983 is now digitally remastered, with a completely new and blasting sound design.
Hommage Sogo Ishii
A focus on Japanese enfant terrible Sogo Ishii (°1957), a selfmade director and chronicler of the Japanese punk movement of the late 70s and early 80s. Ishii’s goal was to make the cinematic equivalent to punk music; movies in which every frame is imbued with the philosophy, spirit and look of the Japanese Punk scene.… Continue reading Hommage Sogo Ishii