Cast: Takayuki Yamada, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Satomi Ishihara, Tomorowo Taguchi, Motoki Ochiai, Taiga, Masaki Miura, Mina Fujii, Yutaka Matsushige, Tae Kimura
MONSTERZ features Japan’s latest and hottest stars, seen together for the first time! In the wake of a series of box-office successes such as the Death Note series and Shield of Straw (2013 Cannes Competition), Tatsuya Fujiwara plays the Man. Takayuki Yamada plays Shuichi, adding another engaging performance to his amazing career. Satomi Ishihara plays Shuichi’s love interest. Also starring are Tae Kimura and Yutaka Matsushige to name a few. The director is Hideo Nakata, whose work includes The Ring series, Dark Warter, Hollywood production, The Ring 2. Nakata’s recent hit, The Complex, played at many international film festivals.
MONSTERZ — suspenseful, entertaining and action-packed.
Your heart will pound faster. You will forget to breathe.
A man who can control people with a stare could rule humanity with his unusual ability if he so wished. But instead he chooses a life of solitude, using his gift only when necessary. Cleverly he makes sure that those under his control don’t remember what happened or whose power they’re under. His lonely life of misery changes when he meets Shuichi Tanaka. When the Man wills everybody in his sight to freeze, Shuichi is unaffected. Tanaka comes across as an ordinary man but he can defy the Man’s telekinetic ability. Agitated and furious that he can’t control him, the Man is determined to exterminate Shuichi. The man baits Shuichi by killing someone close to him. Shuichi seeks vengeance and during the ensuing battle, Shuichi realizes that only he can stop his nemesis. Unknown to the Man, Shuichi also has special powers. Brought together by destiny their battle becomes more catastrophic…