Eagle One Media Releases J-Horror Film ALTER EGO in North America
Thriller from Supervising Director Takashi Shimizu (THE GRUDGE) Available on DVD and Digital for the First Time
Source: Eagle One Media press release
Eagle One Media is proud to announce it will distribute Takashi Shimizu’s undiscovered Japanese film ALTER EGO (もうひとりいる, Mo Hitori Iru, 2002) to worldwide audiences for the first time. Takashi Shimizu, the famed director behind THE GRUDGE and JU-ON horror franchises, was intimately involved as Supervising Director on Alter Ego and the feature film has never before been released outside of Japan. North America DVD release is set for February 18 with the film immediately available on digital platforms itunes and Amazon Instant.
Produced by King Records the film features the involvement of some of the masters of today’s Japanese horror scene including Issei Shibata (THE LOCKER, THE CHASING WORLD); Yukihiko Yamaguchi (MEATBALL MACHINE, KAI-KI: TALES OF TERROR FROM TOKYO) along with actors Hideo Sakaki (THE GRUDGE, VERSUS), Taro Suwa (THE GRUDGE, RING 2), Kanji Tsuda (THE GRUDGE, TOKYO SONATA), Nobuko Sakuma, Chieko Kawabe (PRETTY GUARDIAN SAILORMOON), and Sena. ALTER EGO can be pre-ordered at major on-line retailers such as Amazon.
Set in an urban Japanese city, three young aspiring models are on their very first fashion shoot at an abandoned and neglected school one hot summer day. Without warning strange events begin occurring around the set that causes the models and photo crew to question their very sanity as one by one they begin dying an agonizing and painful death. Deaths seemingly caused by none other than themselves.
Supervisor Director: Takashi Shimizu
Director: Issei Shibata
Producers: Yukihiko Yamaguchi, Kousuke Suzuki
Music: Saku Sakamoto
Cinematographer: Shin Hayasaka
Release Date: February 18, 2014
Region: Region 1
Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1 Widescreen (16:9)
Running Time: 65 minutes
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About Eagle One Media, Inc.
Eagle One Media is a multi-media company that acquires, represents, and distributes feature films for the global market along all media platforms. The company is also a producer of animated motion comic features based on popular worldwide properties such as Capcom’s STREET FIGHTER video game franchise and involved in the production of live action feature films such as ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE: REDEMPTION featuring legendary actor Fred ‘The Hammer’ Williamson.