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Don't Look Up (1996)

Joyû-rei (original title)
A filmmaker and crew slowly go insane after being continually haunted by the ghost of a dead actress.

Director:

Hideo Nakata

Writers:

Hideo Nakata (story), Hiroshi Takahashi (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yûrei Yanagi Yûrei Yanagi ... Toshio Murai / the director
Yasuyo Shirashima Yasuyo Shirashima ... Hitomi Kurokawa / the seasoned actress
Kei Ishibashi Kei Ishibashi ... Saori Murakami / the debuting actress
Ren Osugi ... Ootani / the cinematographer (as Ren Ôsugi)
Takanori Higuchi Takanori Higuchi ... Masaru Hayama (as Takanori Kikuchi)
SABU SABU ... Sekikawa (as Sabu)
Reita Serizawa Reita Serizawa ... Sadaoka
Akira Hibino Akira Hibino ... Actor in the 1971 TV film footage
Hirofumi Kobayashi Hirofumi Kobayashi ... Shigeru Mochizuki / the lead actor
Dan Li Dan Li ... Ghost actress
Daisuke Iijima Daisuke Iijima ... Police detective
Naomi Kojima Naomi Kojima ... Actress in the 1971 TV film footage
Katsunori Someya Katsunori Someya ... Tomoyasu
Yûken Yoshida Yûken Yoshida ... Kasuya
Toshie Negishi Toshie Negishi ... Tokiko Tsutsumi / Hitomi's agent
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A filmmaker and crew slowly go insane after being continually haunted by the ghost of a dead actress.

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Genres:

Fantasy | Horror

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

2 March 1996 (Japan) See more »

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Chilling
31 August 2003 | by Bacio83See all my reviews

For his first ever debut this film has some riveting and chilling moments. In the best horror film fashion the pit of your stomach tightens every moment during this film. The ending is superb. The makers of Blaire Witch obviously watched this film it's ending wasn't an end but a beginning of the end. A great movie and only a piece of Japan's great as far as scare factor a perfect score it makes you think and scared out of your mind.


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