Ringu

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Director

Hideo Nakata

Cast

Nanako Matsushima as Reiko Asakawa

Hiroyuki Sanada as Ryuji Takayama

Miki Nakatani as Mai Takano

Yuko Takeuchi as Tomoko Oishi

Hitomi Sato as Masami Kurahashi

Yoichi Numata as Takashi Yamamura

Yutaka Matsushige as Keizo Yoshino

Miwako Kaji as Kazue Yamamura

Yoko Oshima as Reiko’s Uncle

Writers

Hiroshi Takahashi (screenplay)


Summary

When her niece is found dead along with three friends after viewing a supposedly cursed videotape, reporter Reiko Asakawa sets out to investigate. Along with her ex-husband, Ryuji, Reiko finds the tape, watches it and promptly receives a phone call informing her that she'll die in a week. Determined to get to the bottom of the curse, Reiko and Ryuji discover the video's origin and attempt to solve an old murder that could break the spell.

Genre

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Released

January 31, 1998

Runtime

1hr 36min

MPAA

Not Rated

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