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Sweet Home (1989)
"Sûîto Homu" (original title)

 -  Horror
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A TV production crew are making a documentary about the infamous painter Mamiya Ichiro. When they start filming at his old home, they come under attack from the ghost of the painter's wife.

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Credited cast:
Nobuko Miyamoto ...
Akiko
Shingo Yamashiro ...
Kazuo
Ichiro Furutachi ...
Taguchi (as Ichiro Furudate)
Fukumi Kuroda ...
Asuka
Nokko ...
Emi
Jûzô Itami ...
Yamamura
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Tsutomu Yamazaki
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A TV production crew are making a documentary about the infamous painter Mamiya Ichiro. When they start filming at his old home, they come under attack from the ghost of the painter's wife.

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Further complicating the debate about which came first: Sweet Home's trailer is both an advertisement from the movie, and a sales pitch for the Famicom game. It includes scenes from both. See more »

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very Argentoesque...
7 July 2003 | by (The Bates Motel) – See all my reviews

I would agree with the other reviewers that this is essentially a Japanese take on POLTERGEIST. Do not let that stop you from seeing it however.

If there was any way to truly describe this film, it would be if Dario Argento (during his heyday in the late 70's) directed a film with Japanese stars. Every shot has the look and the lighting from films like SUSPIRIA, PHENOMENA, TENEBRAE, even down to the tracking shots and steadycam work.

Which brings me to another point: if there is anyone who has a VHS/ laserdisc/ DVD of this film (preferrably with english subtitles), please let us know. I have a copy but it could have better image quality.

Regardless, seek this film out. You will not be disappointed.


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