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9 Ratings


Directed by Isamu Hirabayashi
Japan, 2010
Short, Thriller


There are investigators searching on a wasteland. Imprisoned and bound by rope, a mother and child lay in darkness. Investigators begin to dig a hole in the ground…

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Shikasha Directed by Isamu Hirabayashi

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  • - -'s rating of the film Shikasha

    I liked the alternating cuts between the dark, claustrophobic interior and the extremely bright, wide exterior but it ended leaving me with very little to care about. Intriguing for a ten minute short but I wish there was more behind it. I loved all of the music.