There’s this dollmaker Iwata who after throwing the corpse of his wife in backyard pond discovers that his backyard pond has the unique ability of transforming flesh into wax. How does he discover this? Well, he retrieves his wife’s corpse after a time of ripening and then shaves her down into doll-size. So now Iwata’s got a doll of his beloved wife, eternally beautiful. So what does he do? He sells it on the open market for mega-yen and quickly becomes a renowned doll (marronnier) artisan.
Title: Marronier Also Known As: マロニエ / Maronie / Kobayashi Country: Japan Language: Japanese Subtitle: English Year: 2004 Genre: Horror