Fashion and futurism in a Japanese hotel of horrors

Working with Taka Arakawa on the creative direction, director Idan Barazani converges Japanese culture onto surrealist structures to create a film that pushes against our visual comfort zone. Together, they fracture reality with visions of moving body parts, a radioactive sauna, and dualistic guests who are two halves of the same disturbing whole. Barazani masterfully brings fashion designer Xander Zhou’s vision of a disjointed world to life in a unique film that makes harmony look like conflict and symmetry appear grotesque…

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