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Cold Fish (2011)

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When mild-mannered Shamoto's teenage daughter gets caught shoplifting, a generous fellow fish-store owner and his wife appear to help resolve the situation by having her work at their fish store. Too good to be true? You bet! Shamoto soon discovers the horrific truth about this seemingly perfect couple...who inextricably weave him into their grisly rituals. Inspired by true events, Cold Fish is a twisted, brutal, blood-soaked drama that reveals the underlying insanity of an ordinary man pushed well beyond the brink.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 5th, 2011 (Limited) by The Collective
Running Time: 145 minutes
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Keywords: Serial Killer, Inspired by a True Story, Dysfunctional Family, Step-Family, Organized Crime, Sex Crimes, LGBT, Suicide
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Sushi Typhoon, Stair Way
Production Countries: Japan

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

Mitsuru Fukikoshi    Shamoto
Asuka Kurosawa    Aiko Murata
Megumi Kagurazaka    Taeko
Hikari Kajiwara    Mitsuko
Tetsu Watanabe    Takayasu

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Production and Technical Credits

Yoshinori Chiba    Producer
Toshiki Kimura    Producer
Sion Sono    Screenwriter
Akifumi Gugihara    Producer
Yoshiki Takahashi    Screenwriter

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for August 23rd, 2011

August 23rd, 2011

Summer is winding down, and while that means weaker box office numbers, it also means stronger home market releases. We are still a little early for summer blockbusters; however, TV on DVD releases are really heating up and will begin to dominate the scene. There are a few of those worth checking out, including NCIS: Season Eight, which is a contender for Pick of the Week. However, that honor goes to Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension. (An honorable mention also goes to Reboot: The Definitive Mainframe Edition, which finally arrived last week. It was worth the wait.) More...

Will Limited Releases be Perfect or Magical?

August 5th, 2011

While a number of new limited releases this week, only one has generated some advance buzz, The Whistleblower. There is also only one release with overwhelmingly positive reviews, Bellflower. Had the film with the most buzz also been the movie with the best reviews, it would have been the clear choice for best bet. As it is, I don't know if there's any film on this week's list that will escape the art house circuit. More...

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