SHIN GODZILLA International Exclusive: Spanish Info, Trailers and High-Res Pics from A Contracorriente Films
A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE
With the Japanese and North American theatrical runs of SHIN GODZILLA (シン・ゴジラ, Shin Gojira, 2016) long past, fans in both territories are now looking forward to the upcoming home video releases (Japan: March 22; America: tba). But the movie continues to open in other international markets, including Spain, where distributor A Contracorriente Films brought it to cinemas on January 20th.
SHIN GODZILLA premiered in Spain this past August 10th as an Official Selection of the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival 2016. The current theatrical run is part of A Contracorriente’s “CICLO SITGES TOUR”, a series of five international films that wowed audiences at the 2016 Festival… the lineup also includes the South Korean Zombie blockbuster TRAIN TO BUSAN (부산행, Busanhaeng), the American horror films THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE (LA AUTOPSIA DE JANE DOE) and BEFORE I WAKE (SOMNIA, DENTRO DE TUS SUEÑOS), and the UK science fiction tale THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS (MELANIE, THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS). SHIN GODZILLA is being shown uncut and in the original Japanese with Spanish subtitles.
Godzilla, the destructive force unfathomable by man, is resurrected in today’s Tokyo to menace civilization once again. A country still tormented by the aftermath of a natural disaster, Japan suddenly experiences Godzilla’s shocking horror. Warped by death and fueled by hope, Japan must find the strength to overcome this challenge.
After the recent global success of the Hollywood version, Godzilla is returned to its original essence by its Japanese creators. Number 1 at the box office its opening week in Japan, SHIN GODZILLA is a film that recovers the spirit of the original version of the monster from 1954.
Spanish Premiere: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 (Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival 2016 — Official Selection)
Spanish Theatrical Release Date: Friday, January 20, 2017
Running Time: 120 Minutes
Languages: Japanese (Spanish Subtitles)
Cast: Hiroki Hasegawa, Satomi Ishihara, Yutaka Takenouchi, Akira Emoto, Kengo Kôra, Jun Kunimura, Ren Ohsugi, Mikako Ichikawa, Pierre Taki, Mark Chinnery
Writer/Director: Hideaki Anno
Co-Director/VFX Director: Shinji Higuchi
Associate Director/VFX Creative Director: Katsuro Onoue
Producers: Minami Ichikawa, Taichi Ueda, Yoshihiro Sato, Masaya Shibusawa, Kazutoshi Wadakura
Music: Shiro Sagisu
Cinematographer: Kosuke Yamada
Production: Toho Co., Ltd.
Distributor: A Contracorriente Films
© 2016 TOHO CO., LTD.
About A Contracorriente Films
A Contracorriente Films is a distributor and producer of cinema founded in 2010. Headquartered in Barcelona, its main shareholders and management team accumulated many years of professional experience in companies such as Grupo Planeta, Filmax and Notro Films / Vértice 360. Specializing in European and independent cinema with the potential to reach a wide audience,A Contracorriente Films is a leader in the Spanish theater market.
About Toho Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1932 and headquartered in Tokyo, Toho Company, Ltd. is one of the leading entertainment conglomerates in Japan. Toho is best known worldwide as the producer of twenty-nine Godzilla motion pictures, based upon a character the company unleashed on the world back in 1954, and masterpiece films directed by Akira Kurosawa. Toho has been the number one distributor of motion pictures in Japan annually since 2003. The company is also, throughout Japan, the leading producer of theatrical works and one of the largest owners of office buildings and theaters.
For more information on SHIN GODZILLA, please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan:
- GODZILLA RESURGENCE: Exclusive High-Res Photos from Toho
- GODZILLA RESURGENCE: More Exclusive High-Res Photos from Toho
- Exclusive! Funimation Licenses GODZILLA RESURGENCE
- SHIN GODZILLA Press Release from Funimation Films
- Toho’s SHIN GODZILLA International Sales Materials
- SHIN GODZILLA: Exclusive High-Res Photos from Golden Village Pictures
- Funimation Films Promo Materials
- SHIN GODZILLA International Exclusive: Information and High-Res Photos from CatchPlay (Taiwan)
- SHIN GODZILLA North American Theatrical Release News from Funimation Films
- SHIN GODZILLA International Exclusive: Info, Trailer and High-Res Photos from TGV Pictures (Malaysia)
- SHIN GODZILLA Advance Tickets for North America On Sale Now
- SHIN GODZILLA International Exclusive: Thai Info, Trailers and High-Res Pics from Sahamongkolfilm
- SHIN GODZILLA Roars Onto the Big Screen in 60 Carmike Cinemas in October
- SHIN GODZILLA Stomps on Australian and New Zealand Cinemas in October
- SHIN GODZILLA US Theater List from Funimation Films
- SHIN GODZILLA New York Premiere Coverage and Review
- SHIN GODZILLA Day Arrives!
- SHIN GODZILLA Roars Into Theaters Tonight for Limited Engagement
- SHIN GODZILLA Capsule Reviews
- SHIN GODZILLA World Tour Continues Today in Australia
- Win SHIN GODZILLA Poster from Funimation Films!
- SHIN GODZILLA Extends Run with Encore Saturday Matinee and Screenings in Select Cities thru October 27
- SHIN GODZILLA Update: Matinee and Extended Run Theater List from Funimation Films
- Shin Godzilla 25cm Figure from X-Plus in December
- Shin Godzilla “Luminous Purple” Figure Kit from X-Plus and Premium Bandai in March 2017
- Shin Godzilla Red Figure Kit from X-Plus and Kadokawa in March 2017