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Tomie: Re-birth (2001)

An art student disappears after murdering his model. Now his friends and family are being haunted by the resurrected woman, Tomie.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Miki Sakai ...
Takumi Aoyama
Kumiko Endô ...
Hitomi Kitamura
Masaya Kikawada ...
Shun'ichi Hosoda
Shûgo Oshinari ...
Hideo Kamata
Yuri Hachisu ...
Yumiko Sano
Yutaka Nakajima ...
Tomoko Hosoda
Tarô Suwa ...
Haruo Aoyoma
Ganko Fuyu ...
Takako Aoyama
Yoshi'e Ohtsuka ...
Sachiko Kimata (as Yoshie Ohtsuka)
Masako Itô ...
Shin Kusaka ...
Hiroaki Muchima ...
Emi Itou ...
Maiko Saitou ...


An art student disappears after murdering his model. Now his friends and family are being haunted by the resurrected woman, Tomie.

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24 March 2001 (Japan)  »

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Decent japanese Ghost-Story
11 September 2003 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This is the story of Tomie, a young japanese woman, who gets stabbed to death by her boy-friend in the beginning of the film. Don't ask why, because the two really seem to be in love. While he's painting a picture of her, she slightly whispers that she loves him. And suddenly he seems to lose control. When two of his friends appear, they find him holding her dead body in his arms. The three decide to keep this homicide as a secret and bury her somewhere in the woods. But a few days later she's back and looking for revenge. Strange things begin to happen.

Not the right choice if you're looking for a gory splatterflick. Almost no blood at all. But if you're a friend of films like "The Ring", "Uzumaki" or "Parasite Eve" this one could be the right choice. Can be compared with the first two but is not as brilliant as "Parasite Eve", although the end looked pretty similar.

So while the gorehounds among you might call this boring, i would say it was slow but entertaining and rate it 6/10.

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