Kichiemon Nakamura and Shima Iwashita in a scene from Double Suicide, directed by Masahiro Shinoda.

Flashback: Double Suicide – eerie precursor to J-horror genre

Masahiro Shinoda’s film is a faithful adaptation of an 18th-century piece of puppet theatre – and also a stark and discomfiting work of nouvelle vague genius

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Kichiemon Nakamura and Shima Iwashita in a scene from Double Suicide, directed by Masahiro Shinoda.
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