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A Slit-Mouthed Woman (2007)
"Kuchisake-onna" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  17 March 2007 (Japan)
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A suburban town in Japan is the victim of what is supposedly just an urban legend, a woman's spirit with a horribly disfigured face who is intent on kidnapping children for unknown reasons.

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Eriko Satô ...
Kyôko Yamashita
Haruhiko Katô ...
Noboru Matsuzaki
Chiharu Kawai ...
Mayumi Sasaki
Rie Kuwana ...
Mika Sasaki
Kazuyuki Matsuzawa ...
Hideo Tamura
Kaori Sakagami ...
Saori Tamura
Sakina Kuwae ...
Natsuki Tamura
Yûto Kawase ...
Masatoshi Kita
Rio Nakamura
Ryoko Takizawa ...
Kazuko Yoshida (as Ryôko Takizawa)
Saaya ...
Shiho Nakajima (as Sâya Iri'e)
Runa Okada
Rio Iguchi
Mei Tanaka ...
Yukiko Yoshida
Yui Matsuda
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A suburban town in Japan is the victim of what is supposedly just an urban legend, a woman's spirit with a horribly disfigured face who is intent on kidnapping children for unknown reasons.

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The film is based on a Japanese legend in which a samurai's wife was caught cheating on him, and he slit her mouth open. The same woman roams foggy streets, with a surgical mask on, and asks people she encounters, "Am I beautiful?". If they say, "Yes" she removes her mask and says, "Even like this?", and then slits their mouth. If they say "No" she cuts them in half. If they say "Average", she will allow them to escape. See more »

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Followed by The Scissors Massacre (2008) See more »

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Garasu no hitomi
Music by Yoshimi Katayama
Lyrics by Kana Mizushima
Performed by I-lulu
Courtesy of For-Side Records
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Average Asian horror that never fills in the blanks
14 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Pretty average Asian Horror film that still seems to linger in the "long hair creepy woman" category but, the storyline is promising and the creep factor is there, (in small doses,thanks to makeup) but if you are not a fan of plot holes or unexplained elements, (which sometimes work in horror, IMO) then you will not enjoy this film. There is very little gore and what is there is usually in a "cut-away" scene (this is a film that would probably just get a pg-13 by American standards)-Overall the film just doesn't satisfy, absolutely no character development and not enough "suspense" to really make it an enjoyable film.


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