Organ (1996)

Japan,
105m
colour
stereo, Japanese

A Japanese horror film directed by Kei Fujiwara.

Plot Summary

detectives Numata and Tosaka are investigating a gang dealing in black market human organs. A raid on their hideout goes horribly wrong. Numata is able to escape, but has to leave an injured Tosaka behind. Numata continues to pursue the gang, hoping to recover Tosaka, but soon things start to get extremely weird…

Credits

Crew
Director: Kei Fujiwara
Organ Vito
Producers: Binbun Furusawa, Koichi Toda
Script: Kei Fujiwara
Director of Photography: Kei Fujiwara
Editor: Kenji Nasa
Music: Video Rodeo
Sound: Eiko
Production Designer: Kei Fujiwara

Cast
Kei Fujiwara (Yoko)
Kimihiko Hasegawa (Saeki)
Takeomi Nasa (Inspector Numata)
Ryu Okubo
Tojima Shozo
Shouzou Toushima (Yasuda)
Yuugo Sawada (Onda)
Yoshiaki Maekawa
Nariaki Yoshioka (Madara-no Shigeru)
Osamu Nomura (inspector)
Emiko Nakamura (Saeki's mother)
Yasuyuki Mineoka
Kouji Ishihara (young man's body)
Kyouichi Furumoto (Inspector Toita)
Jun Ishikawa (inspector)
Momoko Yamada (Numata's wife)
Kazuko Haruta (Kinoshita)
Yukiko Abe (chrysalis girl)
Hiroshi Kitano (doctor)
Katsumi Takahashi (patrolman in village)

Alternative Titles

Organ: Bouryoku toshi

See also
The Fly (1986)

References

Periodicals

  • Asian Cult Cinema no.20 (June 1998) pp.40-47 – illustrated interview with Kei Fujiwara (Kei Fujiwara: An interview with the director of Organ by Maki Hamamoto)
  • Fangoria no.190 (March 2000) pp.62-65, 82 – illustrated interview with Kei Fujiwara (Baring her “Organ” by Norman England)
  • Fangoria n194 (July 2000) p.74 – review (DVD dungeon by Michael Gingold and Matthew Kiernan)
  • Variety 21 October 1996 p.96 – review (by Derek Elley)