I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – Sion Sono is one of the most prolific directors in the world and, damn, he’s been on a roll the last few years.
The 34-second teaser trailer to Sono’s new film Why Don’t You Play in Hell? features samurai, yakuza, operatic music, guns, katana and blood. Oh lots of blood.
Sono’s last two films Himizu and Land of Hope, were rather tonally serious – both films dealt with the after effects of the 2008 earthquake and tsunami that ravaged Japan. Why Don’t You Play in Hell? is not, judging by this awesome blood-soaked 34 second teaser, a continuation of the mature themes found in his previous work. Oh hell no. This just looks like bloody good fun.
Why Don’t You Play in Hell? is opening in Japan on September 28.
Check out the trailer: