The Happiness Of The Katakuris
ARROW'S TOP TWENTY OF TWENTY TWENTY • Comedy, Horror
2002 ･ Japan ･ Directed by Takashi Miike
From Takashi Miike, the prolific director of such shocking hits including Audition and Ichi the Killer comes “The Sound of Music meets Dawn of the Dead”!
The Katakuri family run a peaceful country inn at the foot of Mount Fuji. A little more peaceful than anticipated, their only visitors arrive in a series of suicides, murders, and inexplicable deaths. In order not to ruin their reputation, the Katakuris decide to bury the bodies, but will the coverups come back to haunt them...
The Happiness of the Katakuris combines scenes of grotesque stop-motion animation, surreal musical numbers, and zombies to make one of the finest horror-comedies ever made.
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