Masters of Horror: Season 1, Episode 13

Imprint (7 Apr. 2006)

TV Episode  |  TV-MA  |   |  Horror, Thriller
7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 5,574 users  
Reviews: 88 user | 45 critic

In the 1800s, an American returns to Japan to find the prostitute he fell in love with, but instead learns of the psychical and existential horror that befell her after he left.

Director:

Writers:

(creator), (teleplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 27 titles
created 08 Jun 2011
 
a list of 35 titles
created 17 Nov 2011
 
a list of 39 titles
created 06 Jul 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 05 Feb 2013
 
a list of 37 titles
created 16 Nov 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Imprint" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Imprint (07 Apr 2006)

Imprint (07 Apr 2006) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Masters of Horror.
« Previous Episode | 13 of 26 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
Shihô Harumi ...
Laborer #1 (as Shihou Harumi)
...
Komomo (as Michie)
Magy ...
Laborer #2
Shin'ichi Tokuhara ...
Laborer #3 (as Shinichi Tokuhara)
Takao Handa ...
Yoshi, Laborer #4
Hiroshi Kuze ...
Boatman
Miyuki Konno ...
Dead Woman
Yutaka Matsuzaki ...
Gate Keeper #1
Hiroshi Fujita ...
Gate Keeper #2
Sachiko Matsuura ...
Shamisen Player
Noriko Eguchi ...
Whore #1
Megumu Takada ...
Whore #2
Yuno ...
Whore #3
Miho Harita ...
Whore #4
Edit

Storyline

In the Nineteenth Century, in Japan, the American journalist Christopher is traveling through the country searching Komomo, the missing love of his life that he had abandoned years ago promising to come back to her later. He arrives in a shadowy island inhabited by whores and caftans, where he has an encounter with a deformed prostitute that tells that his beloved Komomo had passed away. He drinks sake with her and later he asks the woman to tell the story of her life. The prostitute discloses a dark and cruel story about her life and the sad fate of Komomo. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

7 April 2006 (UK)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This episode was originally going to be shown on Showtime in January 2006, but the station banned it shortly before the broadcast. It debuted in America on DVD on September 26, 2006. See more »

Quotes

The Woman: This island isn't in the human world; demons and whores are the only ones living here.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Hagan Reviews: The Screwfly Solution See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
WOW!!! What a great film.
10 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Imprint lives up to its name. This movie will not scar you but it will definitely leave and impression. I would consider this film a work of art on so many levels. The art direction is just amazing. How can such disturbing scenes look so beautiful.

If you are a fan of horror and want to see something you have never seen before, something truly shocking, then give this film a try. Granted it does take about 20 minutes to start coming together and the lead actor comes off a bit cheesy but once it gets started it never lets up to until the end. Takashi Miike is a genius. He can make your jaw hit the floor and just when you think you can pick it up again he stomps it back down. A lot of his films are not as bad as people make them out to be but this one definitely lives up to what I have read about it. Truly Creepy!!!!


47 of 60 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
best episode amandabunny22
Please help us fund a movie starring Misty Mundae! jakebee2244
What episode/scene did you unintentionally find the funniest? Minimize
Your thoughts on 'Incident on and off a mountain road' Agnelin
Does anyone else think The Washingtonians was stupid or am I the only... libbyhatch21-1
Daughter from The Screwfly Solution Darkest-neko
Discuss Imprint (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?