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Gemini (1999)

Sôseiji (original title)
A successful doctor, Yukio's picture perfect life is gradually wrecked, and taken over by his avenging twin brother, who bumps off his family members one by one and reclaims his lover who is now Yukio's wife.

Director:

Shin'ya Tsukamoto

Writers:

Shin'ya Tsukamoto (screenplay), Rampo Edogawa (short story "Sôseiji: Aru shikeishû ga kyôkaishi ni uchiaketa hanashi")
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Masahiro Motoki ... Yukio Daitokuji / Sutekichi
Ryô ... Rin
Yasutaka Tsutsui Yasutaka Tsutsui ... Yukio's Father
Masako Motai ... Shige
Renji Ishibashi ... Beggar Monk
Akaji Maro ... Kakubê
Tomorô Taguchi ... Middle-aged Patient
Jun Murakami ... Young Patient
Yukito Mizoguchi Yukito Mizoguchi ... Child
Eri Yu Eri Yu ... (as Eri Yû)
Hisako Ôkata Hisako Ôkata ... Taki'e
Yuriko Hirooka Yuriko Hirooka ... Toshiko
Yuki Inomata Yuki Inomata ... Suzu
Sujin Kim Sujin Kim ... Detective
Hiromi Kuronuma Hiromi Kuronuma
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Yukio is living a charmed life: he is a respected young doctor with a successful practice and a beautiful wife. His only problem is that his wife is suffering from amnesia, and her past is unknown. Things begin to fall apart, however, when both his parents die suddenly, killed by a mysterious stranger with Yukio's face. Only when Yukio confronts this stranger will the mystery of his identity, and his wife's past, be revealed. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Everyone who appeared on camera had make-up applied to hide their eyebrows. See more »

Connections

Featured in Malformed Memories (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38
Music by Johannes Brahms
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A doctor's family starts to die one by one, after a young woman enters his life. A very clever Japanese horror which happens both in modern times and the past.


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

15 September 1999 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Gemini See more »

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Color:

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1.85 : 1
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