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A traumatized young woman is trying to recover her memories with the help of a psychiatrist. During her hypnosis sessions, she repeats the name "Tomie" but is unable to recall where she knows it from.

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Ataru Oikawa

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Junji Ito (comic), Ataru Oikawa
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Cast

Credited cast:
Miho Kanno Miho Kanno ... Tomie Kawakami
Mami Nakamura Mami Nakamura ... Tsukiko Izumisawa
Yoriko Dôguchi ... Dr. Hosono
Tomorô Taguchi ... Detective Harada
Kôta Kusano Kôta Kusano ... Yuuichi Saiga
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kae Minami Kae Minami
Kenji Mizuhashi Kenji Mizuhashi ... Yamamoto
Rumi Rumi ... Kaori
Ikkô Suzuki Ikkô Suzuki
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A traumatized young woman is trying to recover her memories with the help of a psychiatrist. During her hypnosis sessions, she repeats the name "Tomie" but is unable to recall where she knows it from. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Taglines:

Tomie will not die!

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Horror | Mystery

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

6 March 1999 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Tomie - flickan som vägrade dö See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Daiei Studios See more »
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Wonderful Japanese movie
16 September 2007 | by the_headless_crossSee all my reviews

I saw this movie in FYE and it kinda grabbed me. At the time I was really getting into Japanese horror, so the fact I knew nothing about it didn't stop me as that's what it was. So I bought it and immediately watched it when I got home. And I ended being very pleased. You see this isn't your average Japanese horror movie. This isn't about a dead girl coming back with her long black hair covering her face to appear creepy. Nope, this one's about the girl who will never die! Now granted it was a little slow, and after reading the manga it doesn't really seem to follow the story very well. But I still enjoyed it, as it did have a good story, and a few good murders as well. The reason I only give it an 8 is because, well, I think most of the sequels are better.


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