Sweetpea (Dree Hemingway) arrives in Japan to break up with her boyfriend Jamie. A stranger named Mak picks her up at the airport and leaves her at the entrance to a mysterious forest. She speaks no Japanese and is told to walk in by herself. She encounters a girl and eventually finds Jamie's film crew. Mak is there waiting. She is told that Jamie is missing and nothing seems right. Signe (Pamela Anderson) is the lead actress.
This movie starts with an intriguing premise. She has traveled halfway around the world to break up with her boyfriend. It's intriguing. She doesn't do it in text or in an email. She has to confront him face to face. For some reason, Japan's suicide forest has ignited the imagination of some movies. The problem is that they keep trying to use it in horrors and supernatural thrillers. It seems tacky and cultural ignorant. Even worst, it's lazy. The movie sets up a mood and the intriguing start. Then the movie stalls. It has no ideas. At first, the mystery of Mak hold some interest but that fades quickly. It makes no sense why Sweetpea would be so concerned about a guy whom she intends to break up with. By that point, even the initial intriguing premise is corrupted by the story. I'm not sure what filmmaker Nadia Litz is attempting. This is like a campfire ghost story which bored the kids to sleep.
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