Embalming (1999)

Director
Shinji Aoyama

Main cast
Reiko Takashima; Yutaka Matsushige; Seijun Suzuki; Toshio Shiba; Kojiro Hongo

Genres
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Foreign

Description
Young female embalmer Miyako is called in to restore the body of a young man who has committed suicide, before the funeral. While performing the embalming process she finds herself pricks by a needle buried deep in the boy’s flesh where it should not be. During the night the head is removed from the body and stolen, Miyako begins a desperate search for it so she can finish her work. Miyako search finds her encountering organ harvesting, religious cults, incest, psychopathic schizophrenics as well as some very dark secrets from here own past.


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