Takashi miike is one of the few japanese filmmakers now working, takeshi kitano and hayao miyazaki being two others, who enjoy a measure of recognition outside japan’s insular film world. Another movie that comes to mind is jacob's ladder in that one, hell becomes reality and it is not really clear which the viewer is seeing in this film too, you are left to wonder whether some scenes indeed happened.
Audition (オーディション, ōdishon) is a 1999 japanese horror film based on the novel of the same name, directed by takashi miike it is about a recent widower, shigeharu aoyama (ryo ishibashi), whose son suggests that he find a new wife aoyama agrees, and with a friend, stages a phony audition to meet a potential new partner in life. Audition (オーディション, ōdishon) is a 1999 japanese horror film based on the novel of the same name, directed by takashi miike it is about a recent widower, shigeharu aoyama ( ryo ishibashi ), whose son suggests that he find a new wife.
“audition” could be classified as a torture movie, and it does have pretty imaginative torture scenes it is definitely not the typical mindless “blood-for-the-sake-of-blood” hollywood film, seeming more like a psychological thriller it has one underlying main theme that makes it a sort of feminist film. Controversial japanese director takashi miike creates this unnerving horror film about a widowed tv producer auditioning prospective wives in his search, one candidate particularly stands out, a lovely ex-ballerina dressed in white. Mes also notes that avenging angel theme contradicts the interpretation of a feminist-themed revenge as one of people that asami's attacks was female rating of 73/10 the website's critical consensus reads, an audacious, unsettling japanese horror film from director takashi miike, audition entertains as both a grisly it's nice that. Directed by takashi miike with ryo ishibashi, eihi shiina, tetsu sawaki, jun kunimura a widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife the one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all.
Audition sets you up to go in one direction, then takes you about a thousand miles away from where you thought you were going to go it's mind-blowing it's iconic. And yet for all the hype concerning the violence within the film, audition is not merely a simple horror-gore flick in fact, the gore rating is considerably less than in such other miike films as ichi the killer (aka koroshiya no 1) or dead or alive.
Is horror the main theme of audition which was directed by takashi miike miike doesn’t think so and actually feels that he should not be considered as a horror director, as defined by western horror miike, a director from japan, has been in the film industry for over a decade he got his start in television and movies that went straight to video. The dream sequence in audition page history last edited by tj rivas 8 years, 8 months ago an interesting narrative aspect of the film audition by takashi miike is a set of scenes referred to as the “dream sequence” which takes place near the end of the film.
Audition is takashi miike’s neo-darwinian exercise in terror, playing out like a comfy companion piece to shall we dance before evolving into a torturous freakshow not unlike baise-moi miike devilishly sets up a discordant relationship between commerce and affection when a filmmaker, aoyama (ryo ishibashi), uses an audition as a way of finding love. “chakushin ari”, directed by takashi miike is a japanese horror movie that has remained hit for quite a long time in the movie, people receive voicemail messages in a mysterious manner, for themselves as they will be in the future.
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