RED BLADE レッド・ブレイド

In competition


Japan, 2019
Director: Takahiro Ishihara
Cast: Yuka Ogura, Himena Tsukimiya, Kanon Hanakage
Language: Japanese with Spanish and Catalan subtitles / Runtime: 100 min.


Mako, a university student who is bullied, reads a book from the library to escape from it. The main character of the novel, Ninja Hiro, appears in front of her and takes her to the Edo period to receive martial arts training.

Choreographed by TakSakaguchi’s and scripted by Sion Sono, Red Blade is a female action film that combines science fiction and ninja mythology. The influence of the Osaka Badass Team is clearly visible.

International Premiere