A young girl looking through her father's notes finds something written about the last experiment he worked on before he went insane. Everything looks ordinary until the name "Tomie" begins appearing throughout the notebook.
A young couple, Tomio and Madoka, decide to get married after graduate school. Madoka convinces Tomio to visit a fortune teller to have their future foretold. Tomio is immediately attracted... See full summary »
Absolutely baffled by these high scoring reviews!!
Firstly I am a huge fan of Junji Ito and the Tomie/Museum of Terror series, (the three stars I have given are only awarded on the basis that I love the comics) and as I fan I expected to be able to overlook the film's flaws (awful score, terrible acting, bastardisation of the story line, a main actress not beguiling enough to play the part and bargain basement special effects etc etc) but apparently this is not possible.
Initially I thought the film was supposed to be making some sort of joke, but no. It's just bad. And not even good-bad. Admittedly this is the only film in the Tomie series I have seen, but based on this experience I wouldn't seek out the others.
Don't bother, especially if you are an Ito fan.
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