Takara MINEO 峰尾宝

Naohiro TAKAHASHI 髙橋直広

Scary Friend

Nippon Visions   ½ 

Nuiko is a lonely girl whose best friends are self-made plush toy animals. Looking for a real friend, she meets the mysterious killer Yabachari, who rides through town on a bicycle. But Nuiko’s toy companions aren’t exactly harmless themselves. SCARY FRIEND is an immensely creative low-budget film that presents a bizarre and eerie horror fairy tale.

Fri., June 09, 2023, 22:00

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NAXOS Cinema

European premiere

Original with English subtitles

NOT approved for persons under 18 years

Animation Horror Mystery

スケアリーフレンド
Sukeari Furendo

Japan 2022

76 minutes

About Takara MINEO
峰尾宝

Takara MINEO, born in Tokyo in 1998, met Naohiro TAKAHASHI in school. During their time at university, they began making short stop-motion films together. SCARY FRIEND (2022 / NC ’23) is their feature-length debut, which won the Runner-Up Award as well as the Audience Award at the 2022 PIA Film Festival.

About Naohiro TAKAHASHI
髙橋直広

Naohiro TAKAHASHI, born in Kanagawa Prefecture in 1999, met Takara MINEO in school. During their time at university, they began making short stop-motion films together. SCARY FRIEND (2022 / NC ’23) is their feature-length debut, which won the Runner-Up Award as well as the Audience Award at the 2022 PIA Film Festival.