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Premonition (2004)

Yogen (original title)
While stopped at a roadside phone booth for transmitting his work through the Internet to the university, Professor Hideki Satomi finds a scrap of newspaper with the picture of his ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hiroshi Mikami ...
Hideki Satomi
Noriko Sakai ...
Ayaka Satomi
Maki Horikita ...
Sayuri Wakakubo
Mayumi Ono ...
Misato Miyamoto
Hana Inoue ...
Nana Satomi
Masao Mukai ...
Nyûsu no Koe (voice)
Reiko Hiroshige ...
Nyûsu no Koe (voice)
Takahiro Takano ...
Nyûsu no Koe (voice)
Rui Tsurumizu ...
Josei Ripôtâ
Gaku Adachi ...
Dansei Kisha
Tarô Suwa ...
Kôchô no Koe (voice)
Daisuke Ban ...
Kyôtô
Shûichirô Idemitsu ...
Shinbun Haitatsuin
Kazuhiro Yamaji ...
Mitamura Ishi
Yûto Mizoguchi ...
Shônen
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While stopped at a roadside phone booth for transmitting his work through the Internet to the university, Professor Hideki Satomi finds a scrap of newspaper with the picture of his five-year-old daughter Nana in the obituary section. He sees his wife Ayaka Satomi trying to release their daughter from the seat belt, when a truck without steering hits his car killing Nana. Three years later, Hideki is divorced from Ayaka, who is researching paranormal persons who claim to have read an evil newspaper anticipating the future still trying to believe on Hideki, and she finds that there are people cursed to foresee the future, but without power to save the victims. When Hideki changes the future by saving Ayaka, he becomes trapped in hell and has to make a choice regarding his own destiny. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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If you see it... you will die!

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Rated R for some disturbing images | See all certifications »
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Version of Kyofu shinbun (1996) See more »

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Utakata
Music by Jin Nakamura
Lyrics by Juri Shôno
Performed by Juri Shôno
Courtesy of Victor Entertainment
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Not so much horror, but very emotional
6 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Having children myself, this movie struck me in a very emotional way. In fact, I was ALMOST moved to tears. That does not happen often.

If you're looking for a Ringu type horror flick, this isn't it. At times, Yogen moves rather slowly and doesn't pack the creepy punch I was expecting. That being said, I found the "creep" to be replaced with "emotion." There could have been disappointment from the lack of scares since I was looking to watch a horror movie, but was pleasantly surprised by how moved I was. The ending is just perfect.

If you're a parent or simply know the feeling of emotional bonds, Yogen has the power to move you more than typical horror would.


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