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The Sylvian Experiments (2011)

Y˘ko Ch˘sokabe , Mina Fujii , Hiroshi Takahashi  |  R |  DVD
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  • Actors: Y˘ko Ch˘sokabe, Mina Fujii, Momoko Hatano, Tomohiro Kaku, Nagisa Katahira
  • Directors: Hiroshi Takahashi
  • Writers: Hiroshi Takahashi
  • Format: Multiple Formats, AC-3, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Dubbed: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Lions Gate
  • DVD Release Date: October 11, 2011
  • Run Time: 95 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 1.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B005DZ35SQ
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #386,582 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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A neuron scientist and her husband discover a black-and-white 16mm film in the basement of a dilapidated hospital. The film documents underground experiments on a part of the human brain called the sylvian fissure in an attempt to gain insight into the 'forbidden territory' - an invisible reality achieved through neither life nor death. Obsessed with this surreal concept, the surgeon tries to reconstruct what she saw by recreating the experiment...starting with her own daughters!

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2.0 out of 5 stars Bad Experiment March 29, 2014
By Tommyk
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Not even close to what I expected. I don't think the writer or director had any idea of who or what was suppose to be presenting itself to the case study patients. - - - Seems like no-one had a clue (including the viewers) what was really going on in this film .
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2.0 out of 5 stars Not very good. December 8, 2011
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Remember the good old days of J-Horror? When Japan was cranking out horror movie hits like The RIng, The Grudge and Infection. Well, the Sylvian Experiments tries to bring back those days. But, unfortunately, it fails. The pacing is too slow and there aren't really any genuine scares in this latest release from the land of the rising sun.
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1.0 out of 5 stars A nice and slow build up to nowhere October 14, 2011
By pjt
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It looked like the storyline of this movie was going somewhere, but it's like the bridge to nowhere. In addition, it does also get somewhat confusing. Save your money for something else.
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