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Harumi Shuhama says hello

17:15 - 17:45
Sat 2
18:15 - 18:45

UPDATE: Harumi Shuhama is really looking forward to seeing everyone at HYPER JAPAN Festival 2019 and has sent a short message to say hi!

HYPER Live Stage Special Guest Announcement!

We are delighted to announce that Third Window Films will be bringing the worldwide hit “ONE CUT OF THE DEAD” and its star Harumi Shuhama to HYPER JAPAN Festival 2019!

This fascinating film has delighted audiences in Japan and around the world with its combination of zombie-fest, making-of back story and laugh-out-loud comedy, delivering a much funnier and smarter film than you might expect from the genre. With its refreshing originality, watching ONE CUT OF THE DEAD is an energetic and exciting experience as well as delivering powerful emotional tugs in the final third. It definitely lives up to its hype!

ONE CUT OF THE DEAD’s star Harumi Shuhama will be appearing on the HYPER Live Stage on Friday 12thand Saturday 13thJuly to talk and answer questions about the film and her experiences in this unique project which became the surprise hit of 2018. Made as a workshop project with non-professional actors and on a tiny budget of $27,000, it grossed over $30 Million, has won awards all around the world and earned a stunning 100% review on Rotten Tomatoes.

Third Window Films will be at HYPER JAPAN Festival all weekend with DVDs of ONE CUT OF THE DEAD and their incredible selection of titles available to purchase directly.

Harumi Shuhama is a Tokyo born actor with over 20 years in experience on stage and screen. As well as starring inONE CUT OF THE DEAD she can be seen in various Japanese dramas and commercials and has regularly featured in Tokyo stage productions. She is a keen traveller and manga-reader. Harumi was the winner of the Best Newcomer Award at the 28th Tokyo Sports Film Grand Prix Awards earlier this year.

Third Window Films is a London-based distributor dedicated to bringing the best of Far Eastern cinema to the UK. Since 2005 they have been sourcing and promoting a huge variety of high-quality Asian cinema as well as being involved in the production side. Visit Third Window Films at HYPER JAPAN Festival this summer.