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MATTEO BITTANTI's rating of the film Kuro

The cognitive dissonance caused by the disconnect between what we read (and thus imagine) and what we see on the screen is incredibly effective. It is also very taxing. Especially because Romi's account is truly terrifying. As brutal as Takashi Miike's Audition, with elements of body horror that one would expect in an early Cronenberg's movie, the unseen film is terrifying precisely because it remains *unseen*.