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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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Dull
14 June 2002 | by (Saint Paul, MN) – See all my reviews

It doesn't even merit a review, other than as a warning to potential viewers. It's a somewhat generic ghost story about an actress haunting a studio during the filming of a WWII period drama. There's no fear involved, no suspense whatsoever, nor any surprises. One shocking moment that looks a bit too silly to be shocking. The visual style is very flat and dull, although there is some really nice editing once in a while. The story never comes together, and the films is really just a total bust. 4/10.


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