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The Mystery of Rampo


[[Performer~P276900~Edogawa Rampo~edogawarampo]] -- a pen name that is also a homonym in Japanese for Edgar Allen Poe -- amassed a major cult following after writing a series of short stories that masterly meld the erotic and the grotesque. Unlike previous films about of his work -- such as [[Performer~P238738~Noboru Tanaka~noborutanaka]]'s masterful [[Feature~V186818~Stroller in the Attic~edogawaramporyokikan:yaneuranosanposha]] -- this piece is not so much an adaptation of his work than a dreamlike...more