[Fantasia 2020] Audio Review: Special Actors (2019) by Bede Jermyn
After striking it big on the international film circuit with his critically acclaimed and ambitious “shot in one-take” zombie horror/comedy ONE CUT OF THE DEAD, director Shin’ichirô Ueda instantly became a filmmaker-to-watch for audiences. Now he has returned with his latest film SPECIAL ACTORS, a truly original and hilarious comedy that contains a lot of the same unique subversive elements that help make ONE CUT OF THE DEAD such a worldwide crowd-pleasing hit.
The following review of the film is in an audio format. Enjoy!
Director: Shin’ichirô Ueda
Writer: Shin’ichirô Ueda
Starring: Nozomi de Lencquesaing, Aver Hamilton II, Hayate Masao, Kazuto Osawa, Hiroki Kono, Takuya Fuji, Ayu Kitaura
Synopsis: Kazuto has a lifelong dream of becoming an actor, but has been suffering from a special medical condition where he faints and collapses when he gets nervous.
Special Actors played as part of the Fantasia Festival – https://fantasiafestival.com/en/film/special-actors
Audio review by Bede Jermyn