Writer/Dir: Takashi Shimizu (Marebito / The Stranger from Afar, The Grudge <2004>, The Grudge 2)
Cast: Megumi Okina, Misaki Ito, Misa Uehara, Yui Ichikawa
Seen: October 28, 2006 thanks to TMN
Reason to see: Great way to warm up to Halloween is to see scary movies!
This is a very creepy film, and it’s all about the visuals and the story. If you like films like Ringu or The Ring than this will be up your alley. Everyday settings that quickly become creepy, questionable characters and moments where your own eyes trick you are here in abundance. I will admit I didn’t 100% understand the logic story but that is most likely due to closing my eyes at the creepiest parts.
It’s a great film for a fun night of scary movies, but it’s not so scary that I’d imagine it would keep anyone up at night. Unsettling and wild, yes… but not to the point of creating irrevocable damage.
Side note: For those whom may tend to push aside movies that have subtitles, take a chance on this one you won’t be disappointed.
Shannon's Overall View:
I enjoyed it
I will watch it again
I recommend it for scary movie fans
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© Shannon Ridler, 2007