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Hiroshi Mikami ...
Noriko Sakai ...
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 ...
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Shûichirô Idemitsu ...
Shinbun Haitatsuin
Kazuhiro Yamaji ...
Mitamura Ishi
Yûto Mizoguchi ...
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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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Music by Jin Nakamura
Lyrics by Juri Shôno
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A wild ride, that's for sure!
21 March 2013 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

"Premonition" is an exceptional horror film--with a very original plot that kept me on the edge of my....well, actually, it was not my seat--I was actually watching while walking on my treadmill! But either way, it's a dandy film, that's for sure.

The film begins with a family coming back from a trip. The father, Hideki Satomi, is too busy with work he's doing in the back seat of the car to pay any attention to his wife and daughter. When they stop at a pay phone, things get VERY strange. Hideki sees a newspaper on the ground under the phone and something grabs his attention--a clipping that talks about his daughter's death!!! And, the article tells the time she was killed--just a moment away! Hideki tries to run from the phone booth to the car parked across the road--but he's too late. An out of control truck careens into the car and kills the little girl.

Several years pass. Hideki's marriage has crumbled and he's divorced. It seems that his story about seeing the article has ruined his marriage--ask she doesn't believe he saw this weird prescient clip--and it was lost in the confusion of the accident. And, he's simply obsessed by it--as well as quite depressed. The wife returns to him, however, when she realizes that there are others who have described similar things---claiming to have knowledge of deaths JUST BEFORE they occur! There is much more to the film--but I really don't want to ruin the film. Suffice to say, it's extraordinarily creepy and original. And, although technically a horror film, it's also a wonderful film about love and sacrifice. Well worth your time, that's for sure.


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