Film: Destruction Babies with Director in Person


Friday, February 21, 2020, 7:00pm


Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy St., Cambridge

Wildly popular in Japan, Tetsuya Mariko’s breakthrough feature tells the story of a young man drawn mysteriously into a spiral of unrelenting violence. A purposefully problematic film, Destruction Babies seems at one level to embrace the unreal ultra-violence of manga, video games and commercial cinema while also bending it into a kind of parodic self-criticism.

Cost: $12 special event tickets.

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