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The Drifting Classroom

Partnered with Random Man Editions, we present the strange, odd, unusual, and noteworthy recommendations they think anyone with a pulse and a half-melted brain ready to leave the comforts of Kansas should see. Check out Random Man Edition's current releases and follow on social media for more upcoming Good Things™.

November 18
The Drifting Classroom
Dir. Nobuhiko Ôbayashi, 1987
104 min, Japanese and English with English Subtitles

From the man that brought us Hausu, that trippy horror comedy about the girls in a house haunted by a cat, we get this strange live-action interpretation of the acclaimed manga of the same name by Kazuo Umezu. Surreal might not be a good description, but how else to you describe the plight of a Japanese international school classroom transported to another world in a quantum timeslip mid-song? Either way, if you need to brush up on your Obayashi, class is in session. 

Earlier Event: November 18
Dr. Caligari
Later Event: November 19
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg