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Parasite Eve

Not Yet Rated In Theaters 06/18/2000 , 120min.
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Masayuki Ochiai makes his screen debut with this bio-horror flick about killer mitochondria threatening to dominate humanity from within, based on Sena Hideaki's best-selling book. The film opens with a traffic accident that renders the scientist Toshiaki Nagashima's (Hiroshi Mikami) wife, Kiyomi (Riona Hazuki), brain dead on the day of their first wedding anniversary. Grief-stricken, he vows to make her live again and steals her liver from her corpse. While examining the disembodied organ, a sticky goo attacks his assistant, Sachiko (Tomoko Nakajima), and suddenly Sachiko turns into Toshiaki's dead wife. Later, the scientist realizes that his dead wife is in fact a dastardly organization of sentient mitochondria bent on making a new species that will wipe out humanity. Will mankind's cytoplastic foe prevail?
  • MPAA Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • Genre(s): Science Fiction
  • Run Time: 120min.
  • Theatrical Release Date: 06/18/2000
  • DVD Release Date: 08/14/2001
  • Distributor(s): No Studio
  • Director(s): Masayuki Ochiai
  • Themes: Mutants
  • Tone: Creepy,Disturbing,Forceful,Ominous,Tense
  • Keywords: anniversary, epidemic, resurrection, scientist, traffic, virus
  • Language: Japanese

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