The japanese horror cinema returns once more with the filmmaker’s new proposal Takashi Shizimu, the well-known director of the saga Ju-On (The Grudge or El Grito in Spain) and other Japanese horror films. A) Yes, Howling Village presents its terrifying trailer with subtitles in Spanish that you can see heading this news for its premiere in the West this summer. And is that the august 17th arrives in Spain in digital format (VOD) both to buy and to rent, while the September 14 will also be available in Blu-Ray.
Following the search for a cursed village
A) Yes, Takashi Shizimu writes and directs this new Japanese-style horror movie with the collaboration of the screenwriter Daiseuke Hosaka, with whom he has also collaborated for the next Suicide Forest Village. In the case of Howling Village, several people seem obsessed with finding a haunted village as part of an urban legend while a psychologist named Kanae is able to communicate with spirits.
“The legends and fear of the Inunaki people (Japan) come to life. Everything in that place is cursed and morbid. Kanae comes to this place, a psychologist who not only has vocational curiosity, but also has the particularity that she can communicate with spirits ”, we can read in her official synopsis. It will be then when Kanae discovers family ties with said village.
Remember that Takashi Shizimu was commissioned to direct the remake of his own film for Hollywood in 2004 with Sam Raimi as a producer, leading to two more sequels. In 2020 a new reboot of the saga was released under the title of The Grudge, now without the Japanese director directly involved in the project. Howling Village It was released last year in Japan, although it has not been until now that it has made the leap to the West, as we say, available this next August 17 in digital.
Source | Toei