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INFECTION takes place in a dark, isolated hospital, where one doctors mistake has led to dire consequences for a patient.

Director:

Masayuki Ochiai

Writers:

Ryôichi Kimizuka (story), Masayuki Ochiai (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Michiko Hada Michiko Hada ... Dr. Nakazono
Mari Hoshino Mari Hoshino ... Nurse
Tae Kimura Tae Kimura ... Nurse
Yôko Maki Yôko Maki ... Nurse
Kaho Minami ... Head nurse
Moro Morooka ... Dr. Kishida
Shirô Sano ... Kiyoshi Akai
Kôichi Satô Kôichi Satô ... Dr. Akiba
Masanobu Takashima Masanobu Takashima ... Dr. Uozumi
Isao Yatsu Isao Yatsu ... Hospital Patient
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In a general hospital near bankruptcy, the reduced staff is working under a severe stress. During the emergency attendance to a burned patient with Dr. Uozumi (Masanobu Takashima) and two other nurses, Dr. Akiba (Kôichi Satô) and the nurse commit an error, injecting potassium chloride and killing him. Dr. Uozumi convinces the team to forge the report to save their careers. Meanwhile, an ambulance leaves a patient in the emergency with a lethal infection. When the muscles and internal organs of the patient liquefy, Dr. Kiyoshi Akai (Shirô Sano) convinces his two colleagues to examine and research the virus, leading the employees of the night shift to a tragic end. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Death is just a breath away. See more »

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Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for horror-related images | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

2 October 2004 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Infection See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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See This Movie Then Buy It!
5 August 2005 | by largonomikoSee all my reviews

When it comes to horror movies, no one does it better then the Japanese. Every Japanese horror movie I've ever seen has frightened me so much that I refused to sleep for several days. Perfect examples of their brilliant work can be also be seen in Ju-on and Premonition.

As for Infection: I loved this movie! I'm going to buy it as soon as possible. It's weird, it's creepy, it's icky; what more could you want in a horror movie? The story grabs you and doesn't let go until the credits roll. Very few horror movies have ever made me want to cover my eyes. This movie not only made me want to cover my eyes but at the same time I wanted to see what was going to happen. I even jumped sky high several times. This movie scared me big time. A Must See and A Must Buy!


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