A needle found embedded in the body of an apparent suicide leads embalmer Miyako (Reiko Takashima) to believe that there may be more to this death than meets the eye. And when the corpse's head is severed and stolen, Miyako's journey begins through a nightmare world of multiple personalities, live organ harvesting, illegal drug experiments, religious sects and murder...
Cannes award winning-director Shinji Aoyama bloodies his arthouse hands in this extremely gory investigation into the illusions that make up society. Aoyama is regarded as one of the most important Japanese directors to have emerged in the past ten years.
DVD Features: Interview with Director Shinji Aoyama, Commentary by Jasper Sharp (co-author of The Midnight Eye Guide to New Japanese Film), and 6 In-depth Cast & Director Filmographies/Biographies.
Spoken Languages: Japanese, English Subtitles.