Monthly Classics

Cure
MONTHLY CLASSICS

Cure

キュア (Kyua)

Friday, October 26, 2018

Cure © 1997 KADOKAWA

Monthly Classics
Friday, October 26, 7 PM

An international breakout hit that firmly established director Kiyoshi Kurosawa as a master of fear, Cure follows detective Takabe (the great Koji Yakusho) as he investigates a series of gruesome Tokyo murders in which a large X is found carved into the base of each victim's throat. When Takabe confronts the only link to every crime scene, a mysterious drifter who possibly possesses hypnotic powers, he is pulled into an unsettling mind game that risks his own sanity. Utilizing an ingenious visual style that evokes horror in every frame, Kurosawa's deeply unnerving twist on the police procedural suggests modern society's unknowing capacity for unspeakable evil.

1997, 111 min., 35mm, color, in Japanese with English subtitles. Directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa. With Koji Yakusho, Masato Hagiwara, Tsuyoshi Ujiki, Anna Nakagawa.

18+ This film is unrated, but is not recommended for persons younger than 18 years of age due to violent imagery.

Tickets: $14/$11 seniors & students / $5 members

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