TEZKA Macoto

Born in 1961. Famed filmmaker OSHIMA Nagisa is known to have praised TEZKA's early works that were made when he was in high school. His first feature film was a musical "HOSHIKUZU KYODAI NO DENSETSU" (1985), or the legend of stardust brothers. His fifth feature "Hakuchi: The Innocent" (1999) was invited to Venice International Film Festival and won the Future Film Festival Digital Award. He is the son of TEZUKA Osamu, legendary creator of animation and comics, and recently directed an animation film based on his father's comic series "Black Jack".

BLACK KISS (aka. SYNCHRONICITY)
(35 mm/ 1:1.85/ color / dolby SR/ 133 min [118 min-International Version] / Japan)

director:TEZKA Macoto

Genre: Psycho-Thriller

Story:
A murder occurs in a "love hotel". Aska, a beautiful model who can see and sense things since she was a child, has seen it. Around her, her model friends start to disappear. But this is only the beginning.
Aska meets by chance Kasumi, a girl called "Devil", and Tatsuo, a cameraman.
Is Yusuke, the detective inquiring about the murder, reliable ?
Aska is surrounded by a mysterious shadow.
The "coincidence" of these four  young people, through a mysterious and violent crime, is sinking in to a frightening labyrinth of mysteries : voodoo rites, zombies, stuffed bodies……

Cast:
ANDO Masanobu, HAXHIMOTO Reika, KAWAMURA Kaori, MATSUOKA Shunsuke, ODAGIRI Jo, KUSAKARI Masao, OKUDA Eiji

Staff:
Writer, Director, Producer : TEZKA Macoto / Producer : ASAI Takashi

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