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Reincarnation (2005)

Rinne (original title)
A Japanese actress begins having strange visions and experiences after landing a role in a horror film about a real-life murder spree that took place over forty years ago.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yûka ...
Nagisa Sugiura
Karina ...
Yayoi Kinoshita
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Ikuo Matsumura
Tetta Sugimoto ...
Tadashi Murakawa
Shun Oguri ...
Kazuya Omori
Marika Matsumoto ...
Yuka Morita
Mantarô Koichi ...
Yamanaka Producer
Atsushi Haruta ...
Norihasa Omori
Miki Sanjô ...
Ayumi Omori
Mao Sasaki ...
Chisato Omori
Hiroto Itô ...
Yuya Omori
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Hotel Maid
Yasutoki Furuya
Tomoko Mochizuki
Hiroshi Okazaki
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Storyline

Nagisa Sugiura (Yuka) is a young Japanese actress who comes face to face with a slew of ghosts. These restless spirits begin to appear when she signs on to star in a horror film which tells the true story about a crazed, local professor whose murderous rampage at a hotel left 11 guests dead, including his young son and daughter. The movie is being filmed at the very site where the killings took place. Written by Anonymous

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Death Is Only The Beginning

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Horror | Mystery

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Rated R for violent and disturbing content | See all certifications »

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7 January 2006 (Japan)  »

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Trivia

The third film in the hexagon project J-horror Theatre. The two first films are Kansen (2004) and Yogen (2004). See more »

Goofs

When the professor (Nagisa) drops the camera after committing suicide, the camera keeps recording for a couple of seconds. Almost at the end of those seconds, it is possible to see a crew member approaching the scene from the right door. See more »

Connections

Followed by Kaidan (2007) See more »

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Creepy in its subtlety and intelligence
18 November 2006 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

An absolutely creepy film of subtlety and intelligence. I loved Reincarnation for it was DEEP as well as spooky. Everything about this film is spoken in the undertones and because of that, I felt it was a film that gets under your skin and scares you there. The thought and complexity of transitioning from imagination to "reality" as in the PAST was amazing. First you are looking at a set model and then you are in the actual place and you are wishing you were back with a rendition. These such creative shots were my favorite. Music was ambient as well. Everything about this movie swirls in a concerted chaos as the main character Sugiuara intensely becomes sensitive to the memories of her murdered victim as she portrays the victim for a movie. Reincarnation takes a philosophical concept, superimposes it on actors filming a movie and creeps them and the audience for a heart thumping and mind boggling experience..


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