From left: Kazuaki Nagaya, Takayuki Hamatsu and Yuzuki Akiyama in a still from One Cut of the Dead (category IIB; Japanese), directed by Shinichiro Ueda.

One Cut of the Dead film review: Japanese zombie comedy a masterclass of innovative filmmaking

  • If you think the zombie genre and films-within-films have had their day, this film will make you think again
  • Shinichiro Ueda’s tale of a film crew shooting a zombie movie is a comedic gem that skewers the film industry
Topic |   Asian cinema: Japanese films

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From left: Kazuaki Nagaya, Takayuki Hamatsu and Yuzuki Akiyama in a still from One Cut of the Dead (category IIB; Japanese), directed by Shinichiro Ueda.
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