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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.

Director:

Takashi Shimizu
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Cast

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

Death Is Only The Beginning

Genres:

Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

7 January 2006 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Reincarnation See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

(at around 1h 27 mins) 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

References The Shining (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Rinne
Performed by Ougi Aina
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A movie mind game
17 November 2006 | by benajacksSee all my reviews

The movie starts off with different people encountering ghosts, but giving no explanation on it.

Through Reincarnation Shimizu seems to be leaning towards the psychological thriller genre. Though this movie had that J horror sort of flavor, Reincarnation dives into mind gaming territory. I really love this development.

The film's story was engaging and goes through lots of styles. It moved along very fast right to my favorite part... the "revelation". That one should have people either shock or laughing out of their minds. Like I said, this is a brain game movie. Watch this movie for yourself and decide.


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