Suicide Club

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Suicide Club ★★ Jisatsu Sakuru 2002

Fifty-four high school girls join hands and leap to their deaths from a subway platform into the path of an oncoming train. Police detective Kuroda (Ishibashi) receives a message from a mystery girl who informs him of a website that predicts the deaths even before they happen. With a continuing rash of suicides in Tokyo, the police are baffled—are the jumpers part of a cult and does a teen-girl pop group have some strange influence? Very bloody, very surreal, and a wicked social critique of disaffected Japanese youth. Japanese with subtitles. 92m/C VHS, DVD . JP Ryo Ishibashi, Takashi Nomura, Masatoshi Nagas, Tamao Sato, Mai Housyou; D: Sono Sion; W: Sono Sion; C: Kazuto Sato.