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Don't Look Up (1996)
"Joyû-rei" (original title)

Unrated  |   |  Fantasy, Horror  |  2 March 1996 (Japan)
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A filmmaker and crew slowly go insane after being continually haunted by the ghost of a dead actress.

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Yûrei Yanagi ...
Toshio Murai / the director
Yasuyo Shirashima ...
Hitomi Kurokawa / the seasoned actress
Kei Ishibashi ...
Saori Murakami / the debuting actress
Ren Ôsugi ...
Ootani / the cinematographer
Takanori Higuchi ...
Masaru Hayama (as Takanori Kikuchi)
SABU ...
Sekikawa (as Sabu)
Reita Serizawa ...
Sadaoka
Akira Hibino ...
Actor in the 1971 TV film footage
Hirofumi Kobayashi ...
Shigeru Mochizuki / the lead actor
Dan Li ...
Ghost actress
Daisuke Iijima ...
Police detective
Naomi Kojima ...
Actress in the 1971 TV film footage
Katsunori Someya ...
Tomoyasu
Yûken Yoshida ...
Kasuya
Toshie Negishi ...
Tokiko Tsutsumi / Hitomi's agent
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A filmmaker and crew slowly go insane after being continually haunted by the ghost of a dead actress.

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Creepy, but pointless
30 May 2002 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

Lots of effective, creepy moments building up in the first 2/3 of the film, but seems to putter out after that. Solid performances and great handling of the "movie within a movie (within another movie?)". Still, a good first effort from director Hideo Nakata ("Ring").


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