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Japan, 1998
Directed by Hideo Nakata
With Nanako Matsushima, Hiroyuki Sanada, Rikiya Otaka, Miki Nakatani
Based on the novel by Koji Suzuki
Approx. 95 min. 4K DCP restoration.

Television journalist Reiko investigates an urban legend about a cursed VHS tape that murders the viewer seven days after they watch it. As the mystery hits closer to home, Reiko joins forces with ex-husband/current-exorcist Takashi to destroy the curse. And (hopefully) survive an encounter with a ghost named Sadako. RINGU is the highest grossing Japanese horror movie in history that still manages to shred nerves. “The subtle dread will keep you up at night in a cold, clammy sweat.”–  Peter Travers, Rolling Stone


“A most artfully creepy piece of work.”
– Andrew Pulver, The Guardian

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