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One Cut of the Dead (2017)

Kamera o tomeru na! (original title)
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Things go badly for a hack director and film crew shooting a low budget zombie movie in an abandoned WWII Japanese facility, when they are attacked by real zombies.

Director:

Shin'ichirô Ueda

Writers:

Shin'ichirô Ueda (screenplay), Ryoichi Wada (play)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Takayuki Hamatsu Takayuki Hamatsu ... Director Higurashi
Yuzuki Akiyama Yuzuki Akiyama ... Chinatsu
Harumi Shuhama Harumi Shuhama ... Nao
Kazuaki Nagaya Kazuaki Nagaya ... Ko
Hiroshi Ichihara Hiroshi Ichihara ... Kasahara
Mao Mao ... Mao
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sakina Asamori Sakina Asamori ... (as Sakina Iwaji)
Takuya Fujimura Takuya Fujimura
Ayana Gôda Ayana Gôda
Manabu Hosoi Manabu Hosoi
Satoshi Iwagô Satoshi Iwagô
Kyôko Takahashi Kyôko Takahashi
Yoshiko Takehara Yoshiko Takehara
Tomokazu Yamaguchi Tomokazu Yamaguchi
Shuntarô Yamazaki Shuntarô Yamazaki
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Storyline

A low-budget film about zombies soon features the best cast money could not buy, but the problem is that the new actors are not exactly getting along with the crew. Everyone involved is soon receiving a lesson in the merits of perseverance, the preciousness of family bonds and of course the dangers of the living dead. Written by aghaemi

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Comedy | Horror

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

23 June 2018 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

One Cut of the Dead See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

JPY3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,360, 15 September 2019

Gross USA:

$52,406

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$27,590,180
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Company Credits

Production Co:

ENBU Seminar, Panpokopina See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Original title "Kamera wo tomeru na!" in Japanese means "Don't stop shooting!". See more »

Goofs

When the assistant is sitting on the floor clutching a severed arm, you can clearly see one of the crew members standing in the background. See more »

Connections

References Scarface (1983) See more »

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A gem despite a slow start
13 June 2019 | by FrenchEddieFelsonSee all my reviews

The first twenty minutes are disconcerting and are almost an invitation to leave the movie theater, cursing the friend(s) who invited you to see this movie. Nevertheless, after the introduction, the movie is quite hilarious. If you like zombies and comedies, this movie is right for you!

As a postscript, according to IMDb, the budget is about 25.000 USD. Incredible!


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