DVD: Kôji Shiraishi's A SLIT-MOUTHED WOMAN (KUCHISAKE-ONNA)

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From the Variety article "Tartan snaps U.S. rights for 'Slit'": "Tartan Films has bought U.S. rights to the provocatively titled 'The Slit-Mouthed Woman'.... Tartan says it plans to put out the movie directly to video in July in a release that is almost day-and-date with the Japanese DVD bow."

Tornado Film K.K. (K.K. Torunêdo Firumu) released Kôji Shiraishi's A Slit-Mouthed Woman (Kuchisake-onna) theatrically in Japan on March 17th. Twin Co. Ltd. (K.K. Tsuin) is the international sales agent for the movie.

The screenplay for A Slit-Mouthed Woman was written by Shiraishi and Naoyuki Yokota. The movie stars (listed order corresponds to order in theatrical trailer) Eriko Satô, Haruhiko Katô, Chiharu Kawai, Rie Kuwana, Kazuyuki Matsuzawa, Kaori Sakagami, Ryôko Takizawa, Kôichirô Nishi (he isn't credited in the teaser trailer), Yûrei Yanagi, Saaya Irie (a.k.a. Saaya - on the left), and Miki Mizuno.

For more information on A Slit-Mouthed Woman, see Twitch's sixth, fifth, fourth, third, second, and first articles on it.

Those who are interested in A Slit-Mouthed Woman may also wish to read this Twitch article on Takaaki Hashiguchi's Kuchisake.

A Slit-Mouthed Woman theatrical trailer (downloadable 3.5 MB MOV file)
A Slit-Mouthed Woman teaser trailer (downloadable 2.2 MB MOV file)
A Slit-Mouthed Woman official website
Twin: A Slit-Mouthed Woman

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