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Shura is a film directed by Toshio Matsumoto most known for Funeral Parade of Roses and the story is based on a play by Nanboku Tsuruya IV known for Ghost Story of Yotsuya.
The film opens with the sun setting against a blood red background which is the last time you will see daylight or color. For the remainder of the film darkness envelops everything onscreen creating an unmatched claustrophobic and oppressive atmosphere. Dual realities and repetitions help create a…