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2012

Moeru butsuzo ningen

THE BURNING BUDDHA MAN

燃える仏像人間

(c)Moeru butsuzo ningen Production 2013

(c)Moeru butsuzo ningen Production 2013

(c)Moeru butsuzo ningen Production 2013

(c)Moeru butsuzo ningen Production 2013

Release Date
May, 18th, 2013
Running Time
80 min
Genre
Animation
Color
Color
Screening Format
-
Subtitle
English

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

INTERFILM

[ Production Studio ]

Movie Factory

[ Story ]

One-of-a-kind animated film with direction, screenplay and cinematography handled by newcomer creator Ujicha, who resides in Kyoto. Uses a spooky touch to depict bizarre events sparked by life forms that fuse human beings and Buddha statues. Audacious visuals are anchored in "gekimation," in which cutout pictures move against the background, and also combines live action footage.
High school girl Beniko (voice: Iguchi Yuka) is furious after a Buddha statue at her temple home is stolen, and to top it off, her parents are killed. She is burning to find the perpetrator, but one day, she encounters a mysterious life form that seems to be a fusion of her parents and the Buddha statue.

[ Official Site ]

http://moebutsu.net/

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival 2013 Forecast
Jeonju International Film Festival 2013 Cinemafest / Midnight Obsession
Nippon Connection 2013 Nippon Animation Nippon Vision Award
Montreal Fantasia International Film Festival 2013

[ Contact (International) ]

INTERFILM Co., Ltd.
Advertising Production

#205, 2-4-6 Fujimi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0071
Rep: HIGAMI Yukihisa
Attn: MORITA Kazuto
tel: +81 3 3512 2346
fax: +81 3 3512 2348
E-mail: info@interfilm.co.jp
http://www.interfilm.co.jp