Attack Of The Mushroom People
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Horror / Sci-Fi (1963) 89 minutes ~ Color
Alternate Title: Matango
After a yacht is damaged in a storm and its boarders stranded on a deserted island the passengers; a psychologist and his girlfriend, a wealthy businessman, a famous singer, a writer, a sailor and his skipper take refuge in a mysterious fungus-covered boat. While using the MUSHROOMS for sustenance they find in the ships journal that the mushrooms are poisonous, however some members of the shipwrecked party continue to ingest the mysterious fungi transforming them into hideous fungal monsters.
Director: Ishirô Honda
Writers: Takeshi Kimura (screenplay), Shinichi Hoshi (adaptation), Masami Fukushima (adaptation), William Hope Hodgson (story) and Sakyo Komatsu
Stars: Akira Kubo, Kumi Mizuno and Hiroshi Koizumi