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Marebito

Marebito ★★ The Stranger from Afar2004 (R)

In his quest to capture the ultimate moment of fear, Masuoka (Tsukamoto), a freelance cameraman, becomes engrossed by video he films of a seemingly-possessed man as he violently commits suicide in a Tokyo subway. While searching for more clues in the macabre underground, he happens upon a naked, mute girl who he calls “F” (Miyashita) and decides taking her home would be a good idea. He soon find her behavior distressing and her means of survival alarming. Very dark, though much of the scary stuff isn't shown. In Japanese with subtitles. 92m/C DVD . JP Shinya Tsukamoto, Shun Sugata, Tomomi Miyashita, Kazuhiro Nakahara, Miho Ninagawa; D: Takashi Shimizu; W: Chiaki KonakaVIDEO

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