Me and the Cult Leader movie review: Japanese documentary follows Tokyo subway gas attack victim and member of the cult responsible across the country

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Me and the Cult Leader movie review: Japanese documentary follows Tokyo subway gas attack victim and member of the cult responsible across the country

3/5 starsThe sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway on March 20, 1995, remains the most deadly attack on Japanese soil since the second world war. The incident, carried out by the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult, claimed 13 lives and injured more than 6,000 people, many of whom still wrestle with the after-effects more than 25 years later.Filmmaker Atsushi Sakahara was one such victim and his film Me and the Cult Leader documents his meeting with Hiroshi Araki, current PR director of the cult now…

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