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Tomie (1998)

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.

Director:

Ataru Oikawa

Writers:

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 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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Storyline

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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Details

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Loved it
14 October 2005 | by Thwan_ConduSee all my reviews

I really enjoy this film. I've watched it twice - trying desperately to figure out what the hell happened at the end, but to no avail. Strangely though, I still find myself in love with it. I think it had has a great deal to do with Miho Kanno's performance. And also the mood. And that's what it is: a mood movie. I can excuse the plot. I think I'd rather be confused by a plot than have a badly filmed, acted and directed movie. It's kind of artsy to me. If you're looking for a horror movie that makes perfect sense, and will make you say, 'wow, that's clever!' go home. But if you're in a strange mood, and it needs feedin', go for it!


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