The Happiness of the Katakuris

The Happiness of the Katakuris

The Happiness of the Katakuris

Japanese film icon Takashi Miike directs this quirky musical comedy horror loosely based on the South Korean film, A Quiet Family.

A family who has just opened a rustic mountain inn finds their customers befalling sudden and unlikely fates...

2001Rating: R16, Violence113 minsJapanJapanese with English subtitles
ComedyFantasyHorrorMusicalWorld Cinema

The Happiness of the Katakuris / Reviews

The New York Times

The New York Times

A sour camp musical that trots out most of the standard signifiers of 'outrageousness.'

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

None of this is nearly as hilarious as surely it was meant to be.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

The director, bizarrely, uses the medium of zombie musical to show the charmingly shambolic way in which he embraces good-old family values - a feat that has to be commended.

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