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Shutter (2004)

A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ananda Everingham ... Tun
Natthaweeranuch Thongmee ... Jane
Achita Sikamana ... Natre
Unnop Chanpaibool ... Tonn
Titikarn Tongprasearth ... Jim
Sivagorn Muttamara ... Meng
Chachchaya Chalemphol ... Tonn's Wife
Kachormsak Naruepatr ... Tee
Apichart Chusakul ... Magazine Editor (as Abhijati Jusakul)
Binn Kitchachonpong ... Asst. Magazine Editor
Panitan Mavichak ... Nuch
Samruay Jaratjaroonpong ... Man 1
Jitlada Korsangvichal ... Nurse 1
Duangporn Sontikhan ... Nurse 2
Panu Puntoomsinchal ... Groom
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A young photographer Thun and his girlfriend Jane discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after fleeing the scene of an accident. As they investigate the phenomenon, they find other photographs contain similar supernatural images, that Thun's best friends are being haunted as well, and Jane discovers that her boyfriend has not told her everything. It soon becomes clear that you can not escape your past. Written by Cleon

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The most terrifying images are the ones that are real.


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Trivia

(at around 26 mins) When Tun and Jane examine ghost photos affixed to a wall, there is a enlarged photo of a ghost standing near bookshelves with tables in the foreground. This is a screenshot from the Williard Library "ghostcam". The Willard Library is located in Evansville, Indiana USA and in recent years, has become very popular for its website where visitors can view the webcam surveillance 24 hours a day for paranormal activity. See more »

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(at around 28 mins) When Tun and Jane visit the Spirit Photography Guy and are talking with him, the camera faces them and shows a sliver of the guy on the right side of the screen (this alternates). In one of those shots, his mouth is moving, but nothing is spoken. See more »

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Tun: [Tun is working in the dark room when someone walks beside him and stands there. He does not look up]
Tun: Jane? You're early.
Tun: [Telephone rings outside, Tun goes to answer it] Hello?
Jane: Tun. Its Jane. I'm going to be a little late today.
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Crazy Credits

The producers would like to thank in advance the owners of any spirit photographs or photo representations that were not properly credited for their use in this motion picture. See more »

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Soundtracks

Win-Yan-Nai-Parp-Tai
Performed by Suthep Wonggamhang
Lyrics and Music by Vimol Chongvilai
Original master: Cathey Records (1968) Co., Ltd.
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Oh wow, oh jeez, this is the scariest freakin' movie since The Eye!
1 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

Shutter is a new horror film from Thailand, in the tradition of recent Asian horror films like Ringu and The Eye, and it scared the bejeevery-jeezes out of me! The directors are called Banjong Pisanthanakun and Parkpoom Wongpoom (it rhymes!) and this is their first feature, and looking at the movie, it's hard to believe so. It looks very professional and slick, and it excels in every aspect: from shot design to sound use to pacing. The atmosphere is bowl-clenchingly tight, the tension is almost never relieved, and the movie contains quite a lot of scares; they come in all shapes and sizes in this one, folks. This film has its share of boo moments, slow build-ups, genuine horror, and psychological scares following some very creepy and disturbing revelations. I won't spoil anything, but if you like horror do yourself a favor and watch it. I give this gem a 10 on my horrormeter. And I think I'll leave the light on tonight.


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