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First US Trailer for Tetsuya Nakashima’s ‘The World of Kanako’

Nana Komatsuin

Tetsuya Nakashima’s wacky Japanese thriller The World of Kanako has finally received the first US teaser trailer from Drafthouse Films and it looks delightfully insane and totally NSFW.

This electric, high-energy mystery thriller had its North American premiere at Toronto International Film Festival in 2014 and has played multiple regional festivals since.

Toronto Film Festival to Premiere TUSK

After announcing the 60 or so films, the Toronto International Film Festival released their Documentary, Masters, Midnight Madness and Vanguard line-ups this morning.

Featuring edgy new works by Kevin Smith, Adam Wingard and Takashi Miike, it also includes new films by Sion Sono, Michael Winterbottom, Peter Strickland, and many more.



Japanese filmmaker Tetsuya Nakashima, known for award-winning comedy films Kamikaze Girls and Memories of Matsuko, is back in the saddle with his upcoming movie The World of Kanako, based on Akio Fukamachi’s debut novel.