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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 overview, first billed only:
Yûka ...
Nagisa Sugiura
Karina ...
Yayoi Kinoshita
Ikuo Matsumura
Tetta Sugimoto ...
Tadashi Murakawa
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
Hotel Maid
Yasutoki Furuya
Tomoko Mochizuki
Hiroshi Okazaki


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


Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

7 January 2006 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Reincarnation  »

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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


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 »


Follows Yogen (2004) See more »

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There is no peace in Reincarnation
17 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

Take a spiritual concept and really make it gruesome. Reincarnation was a reminiscent of The Shining with the whole haunted hotel and spooky kids thing going on.

Reincarnation was less horror and more a supernatural thriller packed with suspense and intelligence. The film start off with a basic horror movie feel, and for the first part Reincarnation feels like an average movie this unfolds and takes on a different pace as the movie carries on, ending with a very unexpected conclusion. Wow, I didn't know sublety can knock me on the head that way. Though not as scary as previous films, Reincarnation is original.

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