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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 ... 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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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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"Tomie will not die."
5 July 2004 | by Backlash007See all my reviews

In my neverending quest to find new horror, Asia is where the current wealth seems to lie. But Tomie is one of the few I've seen that is rather worthless. It was boring and it had no payoff whatsoever. I hate it when I've been watching a film for an hour and 20 minutes and then nothing comes together in that last 10 or 15 minutes. It just didn't make any attempt to make sense in the very end. That's what kills me. The idea itself and the beginning of the film were very intriguing. It just completely falls apart in that final reel and I can't forgive it for that. The main thing I will remember about this flick is the incredibly eerie score. I really can't believe there are five of these films already. I guess Tomie really will not die.


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