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Another Heaven (2000)

Anaza hevun (original title)
A pair of hard-boiled Tokyo cops are investigating a gruesome murder: after killing the victim, the murderer cut his skull open and cooked his brain in a stew. As they try to track down the... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Yôsuke Eguchi ...
Manabu Hayase
Miwako Ichikawa ...
Asako
Takashi Kashiwabara ...
Atsushi Kimura
Yukiko Okamoto ...
Chizuru Kashiwagi
Haruhiko Katô ...
Yuuji Makuta
Naomasa Musaka ...
Sakamoto-keibu
Kunihiro Ida ...
Ryoukado-keibu
Yosinori Kô ...
Kumakura-keiji
Toshi Shioya ...
Ikegami kenshi-i
Kai Atô ...
Shinji Ohno
Yôko Ohshima ...
Kazuko Ohno
Tarô Suwa ...
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Detective Akagi
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Detective Tobitaka
Manami Honjô
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A pair of hard-boiled Tokyo cops are investigating a gruesome murder: after killing the victim, the murderer cut his skull open and cooked his brain in a stew. As they try to track down the killer, they discover that, quite literally, everybody is a suspect. Will they bring the terror to an end, or will they become part of it themselves? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Crime | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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29 April 2000 (Japan)  »

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Great movie, want to see the tv series, and read the source material that spawned it.
9 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'll keep this short, Another Heaven is essentially a supernatural suspense thriller that could go absolutely anywhere, but the surpising anti climactic ending proves how truly amazing execution was in comparison to concept. The acting is great, as far as ambiant music, much better than other horror flicks, Japanese or not. If this must be compared to other japanese horror flicks, then this easily is superior to Ghost Actress, but no where near Audition. It comes off as a contemporary of the Ring, and that's not bad, it's a good movie, go watch.


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