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Screening: The Happiness of the Katakuris

Garage Screen. Japanese B Movies
27 January 2018


The mad Katakuri family bury a lot of dead bodies in Takashi Miike’s musical comedy horror.

After a series of failures, the extremely unlucky Katakuri family decide to settle down together and open a small hotel in a quiet place that should soon have a road. However, their very first guest commits a suicide. Fearing a bad reputation, the Katakuris bury his body in the backyard—just like they do with two other visitors that die in an accident. The dead are buried with songs, dancing and eccentric performances from the family members, and soon join their merry activities.

Takashi Miike is among the most prolific contemporary directors in Japan and works in a variety of genres. Produced on a very modest budget, The Happiness of the Katakuris is a sitcom with elements of horror, clay animation, and karaoke.

The Happiness of the Katakuris
Director Takashi Miike. 113 min. Japan, 2001


Free admission with advance registration.

The film is in its original language with Russian subtitles.
The film is accessible for deaf and hard of hearing visitors.


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