1. Oldboy; The ‘live’ octopus scene. The first thing Oh Dae-Su wants to do when he has those ‘just been released after 13 years’ munchies, is to chow down on a live octopus. As you do! When to look away: Pretty much the moment he says that he wants to eat something live! It’s all downhill from there! 2. Audition; Asami Yamazaki’s cooking skills leave a … Continue reading Five Gross ‘WTF!’ Asian Film Moments
A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all.
This cult Japanese horror unravels very slowly, introducing a slow paced romance-drama within the firs half an hour. This technique lulls the audience into a false sense of security, setting the scene for a slow romance, and then smacks them in the face with some of the most stomach churning, cringe worthy torture seen on film.