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1,044 Ratings



Directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Japan, 1997
Horror, Thriller, Mystery


A wave of gruesome murders is sweeping Tokyo. The only connection is a bloody X carved into the neck of each of the victims. In each case, the murderer is found near the victim and remembers nothing of the crime.

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Cure Directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Critics reviews

Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s breakthrough, Cure (1997), established its director as the most original horror stylist since John Carpenter… Style-wise, Kurosawa ditches familiar horror-movie tropes—shock cuts, crescendoing music—in favor of elliptic editing, ambiguous action, and long, widely framed takes.
November 01, 2013
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