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Mimicry Freaks: is a Japanese horror film released in 2020, directed by Shugo Fujii. The film follows the story of a father and son who wake up in a deep forest, only to be attacked by a traditional Japanese monster known as Namahage. As the story progresses, the plot becomes increasingly unpredictable as two seemingly unrelated stories converge in unexpected ways.The film opens with Fuma waking up alongside his son Ren in a forest. The opening scenes are beautifully shot, with stunning visuals of the forest and the surrounding natural landscape. However, the peaceful setting is quickly disrupted when a menacing Namahage appears and attacks the father and son. The special effects used to bring the Namahage to life are impressive, and the characters design is both terrifying and fascinating. As the story unfolds, we are introduced to a group of wedding planners who are lost in the forest on their way to a rehearsal for a wedding ceremony. The group is comprised of two lovers and the bride's father, and their interactions provide some light-hearted moments that offset the tension and horror of the main story. The two storylines eventually converge in unexpected ways, leading to a dramatic and unpredictable climax. Without giving away any spoilers, the film manages to subvert expectations and deliver a satisfying conclusion that leaves the viewer thinking long after the credits roll. Mimicry Freaks: is a well-crafted horror film that combines traditional Japanese monster mythology with modern storytelling techniques. The film's stunning visuals, impressive special effects, and unpredictable plot make it a standout in the genre. If you're a fan of horror movies that keep you on the edge of your seat, "Mimicry Freaks: is definitely worth a watch.!
REVIEW BY HORRORSCOPE MAGAZINE JULY 16 2023