In the ﬁnal stages of WWII, the occupying Japanese army in the Philippines is rapidly losing ground, facing local resistance combined with an American offensive. The ﬁnal few Japanese survivors, having almost been wiped out, have crossed the threshold into a realm where there are no friends, no enemies and no God.
Monday, June 22, 2015
The New Trailer For War Drama, FIRES ON THE PLAIN, Unelashes Hell On Earth
The film is a rewarding piece of work for fans keen to Tsukamoto's earlier movies like Toyko Fist, the Tetsuo series, Haze and Vital - central to his style of storytelling with characters moulded by the environments they are submerged in. In this case, it's Tsukamoto in character as a soldier lost in the Philippines jungle with nowhere to run as his desperate mission survival ultimately becomes a character study in all things shell-shock inducing. The latest trailer ahead of the film's Japan release next month exemplifies this, and then some. Check it out below!