Belladonna of Sadness - Blu-ray

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One of the great lost masterpieces of Japanese animation, BELLADONNA OF SADNESS is a mad, swirling, psychedelic light-show of medieval tarot-card imagery with horned demons, haunted forests and La Belle Dame Sans Merci with J.R.R. Tolkien influences.

The last film in the Animerama trilogy produced by the godfather of Japanese anime & manga, Osamu Tezuka and directed by his longtime collaborator Eiichi Yamamoto (ASTRO BOY and KIMBA THE WHITE LION), BELLADONNA unfolds as a series of spectacular still watercolor paintings that bleed and twist together. A young woman, Jeanne (voiced by Aiko Nagayama) is assaulted by the local lord on her wedding night. To take revenge, she makes a pact with the Devil himself (voiced by Tatsuya Nakadai, from Akira Kurosawa's RAN) who appears as a sprite and transforms her into a black-robed vision of madness and desire.

 
In addition to this, along with the film itself the disc will also include the Red Band trailer, Green Band Trailer and original trailer. Plus interviews with Director Eiichi Yamamoto, Art Director Kuni Fukai, and Composer Masahiko Satoh. 
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RELEASE DATE: 20th May 2019
NOTE: All pre-orders will be shipped as close to 
release date as possible once stock is available.
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Product Details

Release Date: 20/05/2019
BBFC Cert: 18
Format: Blu-ray
Region: B
Running time: 87 minutes approx.
Audio: Japanese only
Subtitles: English

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