The wild bunch, bold cinematic rebels and adventurous films
| 98 minutes | 2016
Two legendary Japanese curses. A female face-off that shall spook evil. Horror and humour bang heads for a knock-out surprise of a film that’s drolly entertaining.“…not an attempt to be the scariest film in either series, but it also isn’t a campy homage played only for laughs. It’s better than that—it’s a love-letter to J-Horror itself.” Bloody Discusting“…the J-horror to end all J-horrors.” VarietyTwo iconic J-horror franchises – Ringu (The Ring) and Ju-On (The Grudge) – go head-to-head in this wild monster mash-up. An April Fool’s joke and a dare that comes terrifyingly to life. Who knew that beyond a great marketing concept, Sadako vs. Kayako would serve up a true celebration of the genre, albeit turned on its head to thwart the expectations of fans worldwide? A clever, film that succeeds where many have failed before, particularly in the U.S. Sadako or Kayako, you choose... (Julien Fonfrède)
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