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Enbalming (1999)

Enbamingu (original title)
Young female embalmer Miyako while performing the embalming process the head of the corpse shes restoring is stolen. Miyako search finds her encountering signs of nekrotomic religious cult as well as some dark secrets from here own past.

Director:

Shinji Aoyama

Writers:

Michiko Matsuda (based on the novel by) (as Saki Amemiya), Shinji Aoyama | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Kôjirô Hongô Kôjirô Hongô
Masatoshi Matsuo Masatoshi Matsuo
Yutaka Matsushige
Hitomi Miwa Hitomi Miwa ... Girl with four personalities
Toshio Shiba Toshio Shiba
Seijun Suzuki
Reiko Takashima Reiko Takashima
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Young female embalmer Miyako while performing the embalming process the head of the corpse shes restoring is stolen. Miyako search finds her encountering signs of nekrotomic religious cult as well as some dark secrets from here own past.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

30 July 1999 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

EM Embalming See more »

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Gaga Pictures See more »
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Slow but interesting. More art then horror.
5 September 2006 | by stormrustonSee all my reviews

I bought this movie thinking it would be a Japanese gore fest, it was not that at all. It does have a couple of embalming sequences but they are pretty dry in spite of their graphic nature. The exception is a short scene with a chainsaw..that was cringe-worthy. So this one comes down to story, and that makes it just a bit above average.A good story basically about death/love/mental disease and immortality, but nothing special.

I was entertained throughout the movie and found the simple story easy to follow, the pacing is never faster then slow making for a not too exciting experience, but rather a interesting arts thriller. A well done movie, that I am glad i watched but will not watch again.


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