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Reincarnation (2005)

Rinne (original title)
A Japanese actress begins having strange visions and experiences after landing a role in a horror film about a real-life murder spree that took place over forty years ago.

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Takashi Shimizu
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yûka Yûka ... Nagisa Sugiura
Karina Karina ... Yayoi Kinoshita
Kippei Shîna ... Ikuo Matsumura
Tetta Sugimoto Tetta Sugimoto ... Tadashi Murakawa
Shun Oguri ... Kazuya Omori
Marika Matsumoto ... Yuka Morita
Mantarô Koichi Mantarô Koichi ... Yamanaka Producer
Atsushi Haruta Atsushi Haruta ... Norihasa Omori
Miki Sanjô Miki Sanjô ... Ayumi Omori
Mao Sasaki Mao Sasaki ... Chisato Omori
Hiroto Itô Hiroto Itô ... Yuya Omori
Takako Fuji ... Hotel Maid
Yasutoki Furuya Yasutoki Furuya
Tomoko Mochizuki Tomoko Mochizuki
Hiroshi Okazaki Hiroshi Okazaki
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Storyline

Nagisa Sugiura (Yuka) is a young Japanese actress who comes face to face with a slew of ghosts. These restless spirits begin to appear when she signs on to star in a horror film which tells the true story about a crazed, local professor whose murderous rampage at a hotel left 11 guests dead, including his young son and daughter. The movie is being filmed at the very site where the killings took place. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Death Is Only The Beginning

Genres:

Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violent and disturbing content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

7 January 2006 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Reincarnation See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

(at around 42 mins) During the first scene in the hotel when Nagisa attempts to hide from Professor Omori, she first attempts to enter a locked room 237. This may be a reference to The Shining (1980). See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 27 mins) When the professor (Nagisa) drops the camera after committing suicide, the camera keeps recording for a couple of seconds. Almost at the end of those seconds, it is possible to see a crew member approaching the scene from the right door. See more »

Connections

Follows Premonition (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Rinne
Performed by Ougi Aina
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A worthy psychological thriller
18 May 2007 | by SpookykinkajouSee all my reviews

I had no idea what this movie was about upon clicking play but was immediately interested and am glad I watched it.

I found it psychologically thrilling, and at times I found myself wondering if what I was watching was really going to turn out interesting or is it just a flop? The Shining or Signs? I think it leans more towards the shining...

I wish I knew Japanese.

It made me think a bit, but nothing too complex. You are rewarded at the end with the feeling everything ties together.

I thought overall it was pretty fun to view. A few of the scenes were a bit lame, but to reveal them would spoil the movie so just leave it at: I recommend this for anyone in to psychological thrillers with a bit of horror and violence twisted in. Nothing grisly.


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