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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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References The Human Vapor (1960)See more »

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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Burns up the SFXs of Hollywood films..., 21 February 2002
Author: Everkill2000 from Australia

Pyrokenesis is truly an entertaining film, although it's not as fun as the Heisei Gamera films by the same director, it sure was interesting. The characters are complex, unlike the few plain characters that are seen in Hollywood films, each character has emotions and background that are slowly shown throughout the film and not all shown at the same time. The highlight of this film other then the engaging story is the SFX, the fire effects are some of the most beautiful scenes seen in a film, especially when the female lead, Junko, is surrounded by burning flames as she tries to save her love. Sure, this film may be slow, but it's actually interesting to watch, a true Japanese horror film indeed.

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