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Writers:
Kota Yamada (screenplay) &
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Release Date:
10 June 2000 (Japan) See more »
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A woman with the power to start fires with her mind searches for revenge for the murder of her friend by men above the law. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Akiko Yada ... Junko Aoki
Hideaki Itô ... Tada Kazuki
Ryûji Harada ... Yasuaki Makihara

Masami Nagasawa ... Kaori Kurata
Hisashi Yoshizawa ... Kouichi Kido (as Yû Yoshizawa)
Hidenori Tokuyama ... Masaki Kogure
Toshiyuki Nagashima ... Yoshihiro Hasegawa

Kaori Momoi ... Chikako Ishizu, the Detective

Ayako Fujitani ... Waitress
Renji Ishibashi ... Police Sergeant
Yukijirô Hotaru ... Hasaba
Kôichi Ueda ... Riot Policeman
Hirotarô Honda ... Mr. Kogure
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Norman England ... Surprised Man in Restaurant (uncredited)

Directed by
Shûsuke Kaneko 
 
Writing credits
Kota Yamada (screenplay) &
Masahiro Yokotani (screenplay) &
Shûsuke Kaneko (screenplay)

Miyuki Miyabe (based on novels "Hatobue-gusa" and "Cross Fire")

Produced by
Kazuya Hamana .... producer
Toshiaki Harada .... executive producer
Hideyuki Honma .... producer
Kazuhiko Seda .... producer
Toru Shibata .... executive producer
Setsuro Tagami .... producer
 
Original Music by
Kô Ohtani 
 
Cinematography by
Kenji Takama 
 
Film Editing by
Isao Tomita 
 
Production Design by
Toshio Miike 
 
Makeup Department
Kakusei Fujiwara .... special makeup effects artist
Shin'ichi Wakasa .... special makeup effects artist
 
Special Effects by
Toshihiro Ogawa .... special effects department
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Shinichi Chiba .... steadicam
Miho Shinyako .... assistant camera
 

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Also Known As:
"Kurosufaia" - Japan (original title)
"Pyrokinesis" - International (English title) (DVD title)
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115 min
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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
What an intense movie!, 20 May 2001
Author: harshman-2 from Saint Louis, Missouri

The recent flow of horror films from Japan will be greatly helped by this entry! Not only does it suceed as a good story, but the special FX and action does nothing to deter from this.

A girl, Junko, with pyrokinesis (the ability to set things on fire with mental strenght) takes revenge on some teenage, who run a snuff film business, and have killed the sister of one of Junko's friends. The first half of the film runs like a cop-thriller (like SEVEN) with two detectives tracking the killings of the teenagers, then the burnings that follow. The second half, however, lends itself more to horror-action sequences and could very well be some of the most beauitful footage ever filmed. Though a little slow moving, not so much, though, as other Japanese horrors such as the first RING film and TOMIE, it still manages a nice pace and suceeds on every level, not just as a genre film, but as a great movie all around.

Catch it if you find it near you!

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