Creepy

Kiyoshi Kurosawa/130min/2016/Japan/Fiction

SHOWTIMES:

THU 01 DEC | 19.45 – 21.55 | EMPIRE XXI

Synopsis

Sebagai seorang detektif, Takakura berhenti dari tugasnya di kepolisian dan beralih menjadi dosen psikologi kriminal. Akan tetapi, keinginannya untuk menguak motif-motif kriminalitas masih ada dan dengan mantap ia menanggapi seorang teman lama, Nogami, yang memintanya membuka sebuah kasus lama. Ketika Takakura tengah bergulat dalam kasus itu, masa lalu dan masa kini menjadi semakin rumit dan penuh hal-hal mengejutkan.

A detective, Takakura quits active service in the police force and takes up a position as a lecturer in criminal psychology. But his desire to get to the bottom of criminals’ motives remains and he does not hesitate long when his former colleague Nogami asks him to reopen an old case. While Takakura immerses himself, past and present suddenly become entangled, full of surprising twists and turns (source: berlinale.de).

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Director

Kiyoshi Kurosawa, lahir di Kobe 1955, memulai kariernya sebagai asisten sutradara bagi Shinji Somai. Karya terobosan internasionalnya adalah film Cure (1997). Ia menerima Prix Un Certain Regard di Cannes dua kali: untuk film Tokyo Sonata (2008) dan Journey to the Shore (2015). Ia mengajar di Tokyo University of the Arts sejak 2005.

Kiyoshi Kurosawa, born in Kobe in 1955, started his career as an assistant director for Shinji Somai. His international breakthrough came with Cure (1997). He received the Prix Un Certain Regard in Cannes twice: for Tokyo Sonata in 2008 and Journey to the Shore in 2015. He has been teaching at the Tokyo University of the Arts since 2005 (source: nipponconnection.com).