Jisatsu Sâkuru (Suicide Club)
June 24th 2010 00:52
Sion Sono’s infamous social commentary on Japan and the Western world translates directly as Suicide Circle (2001), but was adjusted for the international market to Suicide Club. Suicide Circle fits more succinctly into the plot mechanics of the movie, considering the macabre ring of flesh and the small red and white dots that are strong motifs throughout the movie, although admittedly Suicide Club does have a ring to it (pun intended).
“When rain drys, clouds form … When clouds moisten, rain falls.”
Here’s the very creepy trailer (with nightmarish fax sequence cut from the final release version):
Suicide Club DVD is courtesy of Madman Entertainment, many thanks!
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