Seiko Matsuda has swapped a microphone for a camera to direct an episode of HBO’s Folklore starring Win Morisaki (left) as a singer and Haori Takahashi (right) as a schoolgirl and fan. Photo: HBO Go
Seiko Matsuda has swapped a microphone for a camera to direct an episode of HBO’s Folklore starring Win Morisaki (left) as a singer and Haori Takahashi (right) as a schoolgirl and fan. Photo: HBO Go
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Japanese pop star Seiko Matsuda directs HBO Folklore episode inspired by her own spooky encounter with a ghostly fan

  • Every time Seiko Matsuda picked up the microphone to perform, her assistant could see a phantom fan in the audience, and she ‘could not forget that story’
  • After Matsuda recounted her experience with filmmaker Eric Khoo, he asked her to direct an episode of the second series of HBO Asia horror series Folklore

Seiko Matsuda has swapped a microphone for a camera to direct an episode of HBO’s Folklore starring Win Morisaki (left) as a singer and Haori Takahashi (right) as a schoolgirl and fan. Photo: HBO Go
Seiko Matsuda has swapped a microphone for a camera to direct an episode of HBO’s Folklore starring Win Morisaki (left) as a singer and Haori Takahashi (right) as a schoolgirl and fan. Photo: HBO Go
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