Before We Vanish
Another accomplished film from the master of modern malaise, Kiyoshi Kurosawa (TOKYO SONATA) which reinvents the alien movie as a unique and profoundly human tale of love and mystery.
Three aliens travel to Earth on a reconnaissance mission in preparation for a mass invasion. Having taken possession of human bodies, the visitors rob their hosts of the very essence of their being - all sense of good, evil, property, family, belonging - leaving psychological and spiritual devastation in their wake.
The impossibly talented Kurosawa puts his distinctive stamp on this pulpy B movie premise, turning it into a poignant and thought provoking story that indulges more of a playful side than his previous films. ~ AroVideo
“Anytime it feels that Before We Vanish is getting too caught up in its thought process, the director is always ready with a flash of ultra violence, slapstick humor, or a pithy line.” ~ Rory O’Connor, The Film Stage.