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Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999)
"Gamera 3: Iris kakusei" (original title)

 -  Action | Drama | Fantasy  -  6 March 1999 (Japan)
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In a small Japanese village, a young woman discovers the means for her revenge, while Gyaos birds are sighted around the world and humankind debates Gamera's allegiance.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shinobu Nakayama ...
Mayumi Nagamine
Ai Maeda ...
Ayana Hirasaka
Yukijirô Hotaru ...
Inspector Tsutomu Osako
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Senri Yamazaki ...
Mito Asakura
Toru Tezuka ...
Shin'ya Kurata
Yuu Koyama ...
Tatsunari Moribe
Nozomi Andô ...
Miyuki Moribe - Tatsunari's Younger Siser
Kei Horie ...
Shigeki Hinohara - Ayana's Cousin
Norito Yashima ...
Sakurai
Hirotarô Honda ...
Mr. Saito
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Young Ayana
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Regimental Commander
Yukie Nakama ...
Female Camper
Kunihiko Mitamura ...
Ayana's Father
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This final installment of the recent Gamera trilogy begins with schoolgirl Ayana discovering a large egg in a cave that, according to legend, houses demons. The egg hatches into a small monster, which Ayana decides to raise and quickly develops as psychic bond with. As Ayana's monster, named Iris, grows to adulthood, the flying turtle Gamera begins to take an interest in this new potential threat. Who will be the victor in the final battle, and how much of Japan will be left standing at the end? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Towards the end of the film when the swarm of Gyaos approaches Gamera they can be heard emitting the classic screech that Gyaos uses in the earlier Gamera films of the original series. See more »

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Mayumi Nagamine: Every creature, however unappealing, fights to the last to survive. Humanity as well.
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Follows Daikaijû Gamera (1965) See more »

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Fills out the 90's trilogy nicely, to bad it had to end.
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I enjoyed all three movies in this set of films of Gamera from the 90's. This one had only a couple of issues or it could have been the best of the bunch, instead of being on par with the other two. One, one the blu ray I had the subtitles were kind of off in that it would not show what the characters were saying all the time. I ended up missing huge tracts of dialog thus being a bit confused about these two characters who seemed shady, but I just could not tell what their motivations were. Another problem is the fights just are not as good as the one's in Attack of Legion. Still, I liked the opposing monster's origin in this one as it is not just a random type attack as the Legion monsters seemed to be, but an off shoot of the monster Gyaos, whom Gamera faced off in the first film. In fact, he faces off against a couple here too. A young girl whose parents died during Gamera's fight with Gyaos hates the giant turtle because she blames him for their deaths (though I blame the cat). She wants revenge, but how is a girl going to fight the super powerful giant turtle? Well she ends up entering a forbidden cave and finds a monster, a cute critter she names Iris. Meanwhile, the rest of the world is being overrun by a bunch of the Gyaos monsters. Suffice to say things are getting out of control as the humans still try to decide if Gamera is friend or foe, though Gamera does not exactly endear himself during his fight with Gyaos in a crowded city. Good film, just needed a bit more on the final fight and I could have used better subtitling on the disc though that really is not the fault of the makers of the film. The ending is somewhat somber, and leaves you wondering what is going to happen, and it is an answer you are going to have to come up with on your own. Are you a positive thinker, or negative one?


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