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Chaos (2000)

Kaosu (original title)
A man gets involved in a kidnapping scheme with the wife of a wealthy businessman. She lets herself be tied up and confined in his house while he sends the ransom demand. When he returns ... See full summary »

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A man gets involved in a kidnapping scheme with the wife of a wealthy businessman. She lets herself be tied up and confined in his house while he sends the ransom demand. When he returns home that night, however, he finds her laying dead on the floor. In a panic he buries her body deep in the woods and tries to return to his ordinary life. One day, he thinks he spots her walking down the street. Is his mind playing tricks on him, or has she somehow returned from the grave? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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21 October 2000 (Japan)  »

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$2,428, 9 March 2003, Limited Release

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$4,292, 16 March 2003
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Memorable
26 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is an enjoyable puzzle of a movie by Hideo Nakata, the director of Ringu. What starts out as a simple kidnapping soon becomes a complex story told in a cut-up narrative style that can be hard to follow if you're not paying attention. Through the twists and turns you're given answers, and then more questions until everything is resolved, sort of. If you enjoy well-crafted, sophisticated films in the tradition of Hitchcock or Lynch I think you will enjoy this.


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