Matango:Attack of the Mushroom People
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Matango:Attack of the Mushroom People
This twisted, surreal monster story is related in flashback by an asylum inmate, who tells of his horrific experiences as one of several castaways on a mist-shrouded tropical island. While the crew affect repairs to their yacht, the stranded passengers take refuge in a derelict ship overgrown with a strange variety of mushroom -- which seems to be the only available source of food on the island. When their own rations are depleted, they begin to develop an eerie, uncontrollable craving for the mushrooms, and for a time only the narrator and his girlfriend manage to resist the urge to chow down… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A surprisingly downbeat example of Japanese horror, with an extremely cynical view of human nature."
‑ Ian Berriman, SFX Magazine
"Strange Japanese sci-fi film that seems to evoke the effects of Hiroshima and Nagasaki."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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