Suicide Club (Suicide Circle)

A wave of unexplainable suicides sweeps across Tokyo after 54 smiling high school girls join hands and throw themselves from a subway platform into an oncoming train. Detective Kuroda (Audition’s Ryo Ishibashi) and the rest of the police force are baffled as the bloodbath triggers a wave of suicides across the city. When a cryptic phone call tips off police to a strange website that appears to be tracking the suicides before they happen, the question becomes, are they really suicides at all? This outrageously bizarre, wicked social critique in the form of a creepy and enigmatic detective mystery examines the despair of the disaffected Japanese youth and the influence of pop culture on their lives. From international film festival favorite to cult sensation, Suicide Club is a study of contemporary morality that is gruesome, darkly comic and vividly original.
Title: Suicide Club aka Suicide Circle
Year: 2001
Country Japan
Director: Sion Sono
Actors: Mai Hosho, Yoko Kamon, Kimiko Yo, Takashi Nomura, Hideo Sako, Akaji MaroRyo IshibashiMasatoshi Nagase
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Run Time: 99 Minutes
Rating: UR
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