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Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s “CREEPY” and more at New York Asian Film Festival; trailers and pics

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Famed Japanese director Kiyoshi Kurosawa (of PULSE, CURE and others) returns to the fright genre with CREEPY, one of the first round of films announced for the 2016 New York Asian Film Festival. We’ve got the info, photos and trailers.

The fest, presented by Subway Cinema and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, runs June 22-July 5 at the Film Society’s Walter Reade Theater and July 6-9 at SVA Theatre. Fifteen of its features were announced today, including three of specific Fangorian interest. The most notable is CREEPY (pictured above), in which a former detective turned criminal psychology professor moves into a new house with his family, and discovers frightening secrets about his neighbors.

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Also part of the lineup is South Korea’s THE PRIESTS, from first-time feature writer/director Jang Jae-hyun, about the two title characters trying to save a young girl from a malevolent spirit.

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And additionally hailing from Japan is KIYAMACHI DARUMA, directed by Hideo Sakaki and scripted by Hiroyuki Maruno from his novel, a shocker about a yakuza boss who doesn’t let the loss of his arms and legs stop him from indulging in horrific behavior.

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More titles will be announced in the coming weeks; keep up to date at Subway Cinema’s website and stay tuned for further updates!

 

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Michael Gingold

Michael Gingold has been a member of the FANGORIA team for the past three decades. After starting as a writer for the magazine in 1988, he came aboard as associate editor in 1990 and two years later moved up to managing editor. He now serves as editor-in-chief of the magazine while continuing to contribute numerous articles and reviews, as well as a contributing editor/writer for this website.

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