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Suicide Club (2001)
"Jisatsu sâkuru" (original title)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Horror  |  6 April 2002 (USA)
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A detective is trying to find the cause of a string of suicides.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Detective Toshiharu Kuroda (as Ryô Ishibashi)
Masatoshi Nagase ...
Mai Hosho ...
Nurse Atsuko Sawada (as Mai Hôshô)
Tamao Satô ...
Takashi Sudo ...
Security Guard Jirô (as Takashi Nomura)
Rolly ...
Muneo 'Genesis' Suzuki
Joshua ...
Slave Boy
Masato Tsujioka ...
Genesis' Gang
Kôsuke Hamamoto ...
Genesis' Gang
Kei Nagase ...
Genesis' Gang
Yôko Kamon ...
'The Bat' Kiyoko
Maiko Mori ...
Kiyoko's Sister
Sayako Hagiwara ...
Mitsuko (as Saya Hagiwara)
Takatoshi Kaneko ...
H.S. Boy on the Roof
Mika Miyakawa ...
H.S. Girl on the Roof
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Storyline

54 high school girls throw themselves in front of a subway train. This appears to be only the beginning of a string of suicides around the country. Does the new all-girl group Desert have anything to do with it? Detective Kuroda tries to find the answer, which isn't as simple as one could hope. Written by Anonymous

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Sore de wa minasan, sayonara [Well then, goodbye everybody.]


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Rated R for disturbing thematic elements, strong violence/grisly images and some language | See all certifications »

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6 April 2002 (USA)  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

"Mail Me", the catchy song that can be heard throughout many scenes, is actually a "Dezaato" cover of "Mail Me" by Haruko Momoi. See more »

Goofs

When the students jump to their death on the school roof, you can clearly see crew-members throwing buckets of fake blood at the window. See more »

Quotes

Genesis: Hi there. My name's Genesis. I've had delusions of grandeur since I was a child.
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Sore dewa minasan sayônara
Written by Mitsuru Kuramoto
Performed by Mitsuru Kuramoto featuring Non-chan
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grim foreshadowing of generation Y
17 August 2012 | by See all my reviews

Finally a horror movie discovers something more scary than killers, demons, torture, zombies, etc: the mind-numbing, sterile banality of a top 40 pop song. The human potential to NOT think. The social leverage offered by acting exactly like one's peers. Entering a generation raised by overgrown children and babysat by the internet, this film couldn't be more relevant. Don't even try to make "sense" (whatever that means) of the plot; the harder you try to get it, the less you'll get it. Though it has characters and never seems to totally commit to surrealism, it's a story that uses images and shadows of symbols rather than linear logic.


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