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Tetsuo: The Iron Man


Tomorowo Taguchi, Kei Fujiwara, Nobu Kanaoka, Shinya Tsukamoto View All


Shinya Tsukamoto (Director), Shinya Tsukamoto (Writer) View All

Release: Jul. 1st, 1989
Runtime: 1 hour, 7 minutes
A "metal fetishist", driven mad by the maggots wriggling in the wound he's made to embed metal into his flesh, runs out into the night and is accidentally run down by a Japanese businessman and his girlfriend. The pair dispose of the corpse in hopes of quietly moving on with their lives. However, the businessman soon finds that he is now plagued by a vicious curse that transforms his flesh into iron.
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5 Tetsuo, The Iron Man (1989) Review
My Rating: 6/10 Compared to other movies I've seen which I've either strongly liked or strongly disliked, my experience with this one was pretty peculiar. I can't say that I wish I didn't see the f...

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Make sure you enjoy those couple minutes while you have them because the film doesn't give you much time before it quickly turns into a non-stop, frantically paced film with realistic and gory visuals which follows those couple quiet minutes.