Magazine article Screen International

Filmart: 'Rise of the Machine Girls' Fires Up Nikkatsu Slate

Magazine article Screen International

Filmart: 'Rise of the Machine Girls' Fires Up Nikkatsu Slate

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The film is a remake of Noboru Iguchi’s cult action thriller The Machine Girl.

Japan’s Nikkatsu is launching sales at Filmart on Rise Of The Machine Girls, a remake of Noboru Iguchi’s cult action feature The Machine Girl.

Directed by Yuki Kobayashi (Death Row Family), the new film stars Himena Tsukimiya, Kanon Hanakage and TAK. It is produced by Yoshinori Chiba, who also produced Iguchi’s 2008 original, and Yoshihiro Nishimura (Tokyo Gore Police).

In the new version, Ami and her sister Yoshie are scraping by doing fight shows when Yoshie is captured by female killing machines during a surprise attack on a black market organ-trafficking ring. …

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