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Innocent Curse (2017)

Kodomo tsukai (original title)
When abused children return after they went missing, their abusers find a mysterious death after 3 days. Local newspaper reporter Shunya investigates the deaths, while his girlfriend Naomi gets too close to one of the haunted children.

Director:

Takashi Shimizu

Writers:

Brazily Anne Yamada (screenplay), Takashi Shimizu (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Daiki Arioka Daiki Arioka
Hyunri
Mugi Kadowaki
Aoba Kawai Aoba Kawai
Yoshiyuki Morishita Yoshiyuki Morishita
Haruto Nakano Haruto Nakano
Maharu Nemoto Maharu Nemoto
Naomi Nishida Naomi Nishida
Hiroyuki Onoe Hiroyuki Onoe
Atsuko Sudô Atsuko Sudô
James Sutherland James Sutherland
Hideaki Takizawa Hideaki Takizawa ... Kodomo Tsukai
Momoko Tanabe Momoko Tanabe
Takashi Yamanaka Takashi Yamanaka
Asahi Yoshida Asahi Yoshida
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When abused children return after they went missing, their abusers find a mysterious death after 3 days. Local newspaper reporter Shunya investigates the deaths, while his girlfriend Naomi gets too close to one of the haunted children.

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Horror

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

17 June 2017 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Innocent Curse See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,918,114
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give it a chance!
3 December 2018 | by eldanjuanvicenteSee all my reviews

Takashi Shimizu has tried in every way to disassociate himself from "ju-on" and has received a lot of hate because of it. His recent films have been harshly criticized, but what people still dont understand is that he is in essence an "avantgarde" director. Innocent Curse has a apparently cliché premise: A curse that runs against time, ghost children and a dramatic background on child abuse, but the bizarre touches of surrealism make it stand out and become a really creative movie !! The initial scene is good, but the final half hour was one of the most incredible things I've seen this year! Unfortunately it is a movie that will not be appreciated as it should, but I recommend it for those who have an open mind and like oddities !!


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