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Don't Look Up (1996)

Joyû-rei (original title)
Unrated | | Fantasy, Horror | 2 March 1996 (Japan)
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)
Taka Higuchi ... Masaru Hayama (as Takanori Kikuchi)
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 ... 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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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

2 March 1996 (Japan) See more »

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Creepy, but pointless
30 May 2002 | by rsaintjSee all my reviews

Lots of effective, creepy moments building up in the first 2/3 of the film, but seems to putter out after that. Solid performances and great handling of the "movie within a movie (within another movie?)". Still, a good first effort from director Hideo Nakata ("Ring").


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