Jigoku no keibiin (1992)

Japan, 1992
96m
colour
Japanese

A Japanese horror film directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa.

Plot Summary

A homicidal former sumo wrestler gets a job as a security guard for a large corporation. It’s not long before he’s begun a murderous rampage, slaughtering his way through his new employers and colleagues.

Credits

Crew
Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Producers: Toshiyasu Nakamura, Susumu Miyazaka, Ryuji Ikoma
Script: Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Kunihiko Tomioka
Assistant Director: Shinji Aoyama, Tomoko Ogawa
Director of Photography: Kenichi Negishi
Music: Midori Funakoshi
Music Producer: Yuichi Kishino

Cast
Makiko Kuno (Akiko Narushima)
Yutaka Matsushige (Fujimaru)
Hatsunori Hasegawa (Hyodo)
Ren Osugi (Koichi Kurume)
Kanta Ogata (Kei Nonomura)
Yoshiko Yura (Hanae Takada)
Tomoko Otakara (electrical engineer)
Yoriko Douguchi (Hyodo’s wife)
Takashi Naito (Shirai)
Hiroyuki Tanabe (Ninomiya)
Taro Suwa (Yoshioka)
Shiro Shimomoto (taxi driver)
Tsuyoshi Mikami
Yojin Yoshino
Seicho Takaoka
Yoichi Okamura
Naoshi Minatoya
Kei Aoshima
Kenso Kato (police detective)

Cast Gallery

Books

  • Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.214
  • The Mammoth Book of Slasher Movies: An A-Z Guide to Over Sixty Years of Blood and Guts by Peter Normanton pp.227-228