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Holy Mother
Holy Mother

Sat, Jan 21

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Highways

Holy Mother

a Film Maudit 2.0 Feature Film Presentation

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Time & Location

Jan 21, 2023, 11:59 PM – Jan 22, 2023, 2:00 AM

Highways, 1651 18th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA

About The Event

A person with mysterious powers suddenly appears in a desolate town amidst the chaos of modern-day Japan. He is caught up in a gang war between rival yakuza gangs with no identifiable gender. Gradually, he becomes friendly with the people of the town, until strange assassins appear in the city. This fantastical horror riff on Kurosawa’s Yojimbo is an outrageous blast of action + gore from the “Tom Savini of Japan”, Yoshihiro Nishimura, featuring transgender actor Anna Nagasaki as the stranger without a name…

Writer / Director: Yoshihiro Nishimura

Cast: Anna Nagasaki, Eihi Shina, Houka Kinoshita, Fujiyan, Natsumi Tadano, Masanori Mimoto

Year: 2022

Run Time: 1hr 55min

Country: Japan

Language: Japanese

Genre: Fantastical Action Gore

Director Yoshihiro Nishimura was born in 1967 in Tokyo, Japan. He is attracting worldwide attention as an up-and-coming director and genius with his unique worldview that condenses all genres, including horror, splatter, action, and comedy. His credits include work as a special modeling producer, make-up artist, film producer, and film director. His theatrical directorial debut, Tokyo Gore Police (2008), became a cult hit seen at over 70 film festivals worldwide. Recently, he has been working internationally, including the U.S. (ABCs of Death) and Canada (Profane Exhibit).

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