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The sylvian experiments

Author: Mina FujiiYuri NakamuraNagisa KatahiraTaka IchiseHiroshi TakahashiAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : Japanese
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A neuron scientist and her husband discover a black-and-white 16mm film in the basement of a dilapidated hospital. The film documents underground experiments on a part of the human brain called the sylvian fissure in an attempt to gain insight into the 'forbidden territory', an invisible reality achieved through neither life nor death. Obsessed with this surreal concept, the surgeon tries to reconstruct what she saw  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Horror films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mina Fujii; Yuri Nakamura; Nagisa Katahira; Taka Ichise; Hiroshi Takahashi; Jeneon Entateinmento Kabushiki Kaisha.; Entertainment Farm (Firm); Cell (Firm); Oz (Firm); Tokyo Theatres (Firm); Lions Gate Home Entertainment.
OCLC Number: 755804669
Language Note: Closed-captioned. Japanese dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles.
Credits: Editor, Yoshifumi Fukazawa ; music, Hiroyuki Nagashima.
Cast: Mina Fujii, Yuri Nakamura, Nagisa Katahira.
Target Audience: MPAA Rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital; widescreen.
Other Titles: Kyôfu
Responsibility: Geneon Universal Entertainment, Entertainment Farm, Cell, Oz and Tokyo Theatres present an Oz production ; produced by Taka Ichise ; written and directed by Hirosji Takahashi.

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A neuron scientist and her husband discover a black-and-white 16mm film in the basement of a dilapidated hospital. The film documents underground experiments on a part of the human brain called the sylvian fissure in an attempt to gain insight into the 'forbidden territory', an invisible reality achieved through neither life nor death. Obsessed with this surreal concept, the surgeon tries to reconstruct what she saw by recreating the experiment, starting with her own daughters!

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