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Godzilla vs. Hedorah

Runtime
1hr 25mins
Directed by
Yoshimitsu Banno
Featuring
Akira Yamauchi,
Toshie Kimura,
Hiroyuki Kawase
Film Language
Japanese

Showtimes

Tue 7/23
Available for online purchase
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Body

Creature of slime and sludge spawned by pollution's poison threatens to destroy the earth!

Intended to address the crisis levels of pollution in postwar Japan, Godzilla vs. Hedorah finds the King of the Monsters fighting an alien life form that arrives on Earth and steadily grows by feeding on industrial waste. Director Yoshimitsu Banno infuses the film with equal parts ecological horror, humorous monster antics, and sixties psychedelia straight out of San Francisco, making for a truly unique—and divisive—entry in the series.

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