Hellvator (Gusha no Binzume)

Digital Beta/Color/96min/American Vista
©2003WEVCO Produce Company/Eisei Gekijo/The Indies/Same Two

The film was awarded The Most Groundbreaking Film Award at Fantasia Festival in Monreal. It is a unique, intense vision of the fantastic and a psychologically charged sci-fi horror. Directed by Hiroki YAMAGUCHI

Set almost entirely in a transport elevator that shuttles citizens between futuristic towns stacked on top of one another, a hellish scenario unfolds. Amongst the postmodern masses that squeeze into the public transport: cell-phone addicted businessmen clones, a child with a human brain as a pet, leather clad militant law enforcers…