ANACHRON FILM EVENING presents: the sick,
the twisted, and the perverse
Mermaid In A Manhole (dir. Hideshi Hino 1988
Japan 57:24 min) 18
A widowed artist finds a mermaid in a sewer. The
polluted water has made her ill, so he takes her home
to care for, but she gets worse and worse.
Guts Of A Beauty (dir. Toshio Sato 1986
Japan 67:33 min) 18
A vicious gang kidnaps women, injects them with a
highly addictive sex drug, and sells them into
prostitution abroad. One girl escapes, tells a nurse
what happened, then commits suicide. The nurse
decides to avenge her.
Blind Beast vs Killer Dwarf (dir. Teruo Ishii 2001
Japan 95 min) 18
The last film by the godfather of pinky violence.
Featuring Shinya Tsukamoto as the detective. "Borne
of lifelong obsession with the writings of Edogawa
Rampo, Teruo Ishii's swan song is a veritable circus of