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Audition (1999)

Original Title: ‘dishon

Director: Takashi Miike

Writer: Daisuke Tengan

From novel by: Ryu Murakami

Keywords: Horror

A middle-aged widower Shigeharu Aoyama obtains the help of a television producer friend to set up a phony audition, the goal being remarriage. Reviewing the candidates he finds only one of paramount interest, the shy Asami Yamazaki. Exceptional Japanese art-house horror, a comedy of manners venturing into highly worrisome territory.


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