Premonition (2004)
"Yogen" (original title)

R  |   |  Horror  |  2 October 2004 (Japan)
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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 ...
Shûichirô Idemitsu ...
Shinbun Haitatsuin
Kazuhiro Yamaji ...
Mitamura Ishi
Yûto Mizoguchi ...


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 »




Release Date:

2 October 2004 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Dimosievma thanatou  »

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1.85 : 1
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Version of Kyofu shinbun (1996) See more »


Music by Jin Nakamura
Lyrics by Juri Shôno
Performed by Juri Shôno
Courtesy of Victor Entertainment
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You know not the day nor the hour....or do you?
11 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Excellent Japanese psychological horror film.

Not a lot of blood or scariness; this film is a mind game.

Long time Japanese actor Hiroshi Mikami sees his daughter's death minutes before it happens. His wife, Noriko Sakai (star of the Japanese version of The Grudge 2), thinks he is crazy and they split.

But, she investigates further and finds a strange Japanese legend about premonition.

They find out what happens if you try to change it, and he has to choose his destiny.

Tense drama, slow at times, but a great ending.

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