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Takashi Shimizu (screenplay)
Sôtarô Hayashi (screenplay)
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Release Date:
17 August 2011 (Japan) See more »
Daigo doesn't speak anymore. His sister, Kiriko, is worried and their father is no help. Now Daigo is missing. He's in danger, and Kiriko will have to follow him into a world of nightmares to discover the truth. | Add synopsis »
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Blu Review: Tormented 3D
 (From Cinelinx. 23 March 2013, 9:52 PM, PDT)

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Nice rebound, Shimizu. Nice rebound. See more (4 total) »


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Directed by
Takashi Shimizu 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Sôtarô Hayashi  screenplay
Daisuke Hosaka  screenplay
Takashi Shimizu  screenplay

Produced by
Satoru Ogura .... producer
Masayuki Tanishima .... producer
Nobuyuki Tanizawa .... associate producer
Esther Uchino .... executive producer (as Esutâ Uchino)
Michael J. Werner .... executive producer
Original Music by
Kenji Kawai 
Cinematography by
Christopher Doyle (director of photography)
Production Design by
Noriyoshi Ikeya 
Makeup Department
Yoshihiro Nishimura .... special makeup effects supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Fumio Nomoto .... assistant director
Sound Department
Yoshikazu Iwanami .... sound director
Visual Effects by
Tsuyoshi Kazuno .... visual effects supervisor
Tadayuki Ui .... 3D supervisor
Camera and Electrical Department
Tokujû Ichikawa .... gaffer
Gen Ito .... assistant camera
Other crew
Tarô Gotô .... interpreter

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Rabitto horâ 3D" - Japan (original title)
"Rabbit Horror 3D" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
"Tormented 3D" - USA (video title)
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83 min
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15 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Nice rebound, Shimizu. Nice rebound., 23 May 2012
Author: ebossert from United States

You know, after seeing "Shock Labyrinth" (2009) I thought Takashi Shimizu was losing it. Sure, it was only one movie, but it was a really lame movie that felt like amateur hour. Most fortunately, Shimizu rebounds nicely with "Rabbit Horror." A young mute woman (Hikari Mitsushima, arguably Japan's best young actress) and her little brother experience nightmarish visions involving a large rabbit. While there's nothing particularly scary here, the horror imagery is creative and fun to watch (there is an emphasis on dream logic, various "forms" of rabbits, an amusement park, and a nifty spiral staircase). The psychological elements are nothing new, but they unfold nicely and are engaging. Ironically, this has certain similarities to "Shock Labyrinth" but does everything a lot better. At only 83 minutes this is a cool movie that flies right by.

By the way, the highly acclaimed Christopher Doyle (In the Mood for Love, Hero, Green Tea) is the cinematographer, so that helps too.

Some other recent Japanese horror films that I recommend are "Tomie Unlimited" (2011), "Kyofu" (2010), and all four of the "Kaidan Horror Classics" (2010) films.

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