Film past event

Exte: Hair Extensions (Ekusute)

July 7, 2007
Exte: Hair Extensions (Ekusute)

Thursday, July 5 at 8:30 pm
Saturday, July 7 at 3:30 pm

Introduction and Q&A with the director (both screenings)! Party with Director Sono at the 7/6 JAPAN CUTS Launch Party.

U.S. Premiere. Co-presented with New York Asian Film Festival. 2007, 35mm, color. Directed by Sion Sono. With Chiaki Kuriyama (Kill Bill), Ren Osugi and Megumi Sato.

A beautiful young girl is found brutally murdered within a container full of hair. A man with an insatiable hair fetish steals the corpse, which grows hair endlessly, and fashions hair extensions to sell to salons. Little does he realize that the extensions carry the fury of the girl’s vengeance, killing anyone who wears them. Director Shion Sono (who also directed Into a Dream) ingeniously mixes comedy with fright in this hilarious and hair raising J-horror.

Tickets: $10/ $7 members & seniors/ $4.50 students*. Purchase tickets online below or call the Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon-Fri, 10 am – 4:45 pm.

Thursday, July 5 at 8:30 pm:




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Sunday, July 7 at 3:30 pm




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* The Special Student Discount, reduced from $10 to $4.50, is made possible by the generous support of The Globus Family (Ticket discount is available for the first 700 tickets).

See overview of JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film.

View trailer on YouTube (in Japanese).

  • July 7, 2007
  • 3:30 pm