Midnight screening: Shin Godzilla - Resurgence
Hideaki Anno, Shinji Higuchi | Japan | 2016 | 120 min | Japanese | subtitles Finnish | Classification 12
It's the first Midnight screening of SINFF! Screening is organized in co-operation with Savonlinnan Uusi Taidemuseo (SLUT).
Shin Godzilla was co-directed by Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi, with a screenplay written by Anno. The film acts as a reboot to the series, and details Godzilla's origins, and his arrival in Japan for the first time, while also showcasing the human response to the disaster.
An unknown accident occurs in Tokyo Bay's Aqua Line, which causes an emergency cabinet to assemble. All of the sudden, a giant creature immediately appears, destroying town after town with its landing reaching the capital. This mysterious giant monster is named "Godzilla".