Haunted Apartments (2005) Akio Yoshida Urban Horror
original Japanese title KAIDAN SHIN MIMIBUKURO:
Stories of Terror: Haunted Apartments]
starring Mei Kurokawa · Mitsuru Fukikoshi · Yoshihiko
Hosoda · Hideki Sone
and her father move into an older apartment after the death of mom.
They soon learn things are not normal there. If they don't follow certain
rules of behavior (for example, 'Don't ever stay out after midnight'
or 'no one can move out until a new tenant moves in') they are
literally risking their lives. People who break the rules are unmercifully
killed by a mysterious force.
critically acclaimed horror film was made by Akio Yoshida, a man best
known for directing numerous popular 'Tales of Terror' series
for television [Kaidan Shin Mimibukuro (2001-2004), Tales
of Terror From Tokyo (2004-2007) and Bewitched in Tokyo
(2008-2010)]. This film remains one of his few theatrical endeavors.
film with English subtitles; widescreen format,
(93 min.), DVD encoded for ALL REGION NTSC, playable on any
American machine. Extras include selected Japanese trailers.