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Suicide Club (2001)

Jisatsu sâkuru (original title)
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A detective is trying to find the cause of a string of suicides.

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Cast

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 Nomura ...
Security Guard Jirô
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.]


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The pop group "Dezaato" receives different romanji spellings throughout the movie, probably on purpose. Even though it actually means "Dessert", it's also spelled "Dessart", "Dessret", and "Desert" in the movie. 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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Connections

References The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Raito wansu
Written by Haruko Momoi
Performed by Dessert
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User Reviews

 
What's the meaning of this?
21 January 2004 | by (Rome) – See all my reviews

Maybe I don't understand Japanese way of thinking completely, but it is true that this movie has one of the worst (for me) characteristics of Japanese way of telling a story: not explaining at all the meaning of what happened. Everything happens, but it is not clear if it is a dream or a nightmare, or simply the director got mad.


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