Matango: Attack of the Mushroom People (1963) DVD9
One summer day, a party of seven friends including a captain, a skipper, a professor, a movie actress and a girl-next-door set off on a sailing trip. When night falls they find themselves surrounded by fog, their ship tossed and turned by heavy seas and spun. In the morning they find their mast snapped in half like a toothpick, and discover they’ve washed into the harbor of an unfamiliar island. They find a wrecked sailing ship covered in mold, and discover that it was a spy ship secretly investigating the island's strange fungus growths, dubbed Matango. The fauna is strangely absent on this piece of sub-continental land.
As the passengers squabble amongst themselves, strange creatures stalk them at night and they become tempted by the deadly mushrooms which grow all over the island...

DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 01:29:20 | 7.38 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English, Japanese
Subtitles: English, Japanese
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Director: Ishiro Honda
Cast: Akira Kubo, Kumi Mizuno, Hiroshi Koizumi
Country: Japan

Extras:
• Audio commentary by actor Akira Kubo, with moderator (in Japanese, with English subtitles)
• Interview with chief assistant special effects director Teruyoshi Nakano
• "Spoken word from Matango writer Masami Fuikushima" - featurette (the author reading from a short story)
• Original Japanese trailer
• Bonus trailers: "The Mysterians", "Varan the Unbelievable", "Dogora, the Space Monster", and "Gappa"

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