Film

Birthright (a.k.a. Umbilical Cord)
FILM

Birthright (a.k.a. Umbilical Cord)

臍帯 (Saitai)
North American Premiere
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Birthright © 2011 WILCO Co.,Ltd. / Breath inc. / Thanks Lab.



2010. 108 min., 35 mm, in Japanese with English subtitles.
Directed by Naoki Hashimoto. With Sayoko Oho, Miyu Yagyu, Ryoko Takizawa.

Winner of the SPECIAL Jury Award at The 14th Shanghai International Film Festival

“An extreme example of the new breed of artful psycho-horror movies that rely on a carefully orchestrated sense of dread rather than splatter.” - Derek Elley, Film Business Asia

First-time director Naoki Hashimoto, producer of Tony Takitani (2004), presents a stark, unnervingly stirring depiction of the tragic paths of a mother and daughter burdened by a disastrous fate. Sayoko Oho, Ryoko Takizawa and Miyu Yagyu star in this slickly-made, totally original twist on a classic stalker tale.

Part of Japan Cuts 2011: The New York Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema

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