The Japanese film will be the subject of an event broadcast in France. Explanations.
Godzillathe famous kaiju Japanese, will soon celebrate his 70th birthday in 2024. His next film Godzilla Minus Oneproduced by Toho, the Japanese production company which released the very first part of the monster in 1954. Available on Japanese screens on November 3, 2023, it will be the subject of an exceptional release in France on December 7 and 8 2023 (via The French Film).
And yes, only two days of operation by the Pathé distributor will be devoted to it. This broadcast will be spread across around fifty screens, exclusively in IMAX and 4DX in VOST 2D and accompanied by a ban on children under 12 years old.
Minus One, directed by Takashi Yamazaki returns to the cultural origins of kaijusince the film takes place in Japan and is not linked to the MonsterVerse of Legendary Pictures to which we owe the latest Godzilla (2014), Kong: Skull Island (2017), Godzilla II: King of the Monsters (2019), Godzilla VS Kong (2021) and the recent series Monarch.
Japanese Godzilla Gets Angry in Minus One Trailer
Godzilla Minus One is set in 1947, in post-war Japan at its lowest economic and moral lows. While the population absorbs the atomic trauma, Godzilla, the gigantic lizard, emerges from the depths and ravages the country. Koichi Shikishima (Ryunosuke Kamiki) is a deserter suicide bomber ashamed of not having done honor to his country. Therefore the kaiju decimates the population, he sees it as an opportunity to atone for his conduct during the war. The film is inspired by the original GodzillaIshiro Honda released in 1954 and Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack of Shusuke Kaneko released in 2001.
Presales for the sessions which will be held on December 7 and 8, 2023 have been open since November 14. While waiting to discover it in IMAX on the big screen, here is its trailer: