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Akumu Tantei (Nightmare Detective) (DVD) (Standard Edition) (Japan Version)
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From Tetsuo: The Iron Man to Tokyo Fist, Japanese cult director Tsukamoto Shinya has built his career on subverting and shocking through grotesque subject matters, graphic images, and over-the-top violence. His films take viewers on lush, surreal journeys to the root of human nature, however ugly and disturbing that may be. Tsukamoto's latest film Nightmare Detective (a.k.a. Akumu Tantei) is a paranormal thriller exploring the murky subconscious where dreams and reality collide. The film is as dark, violent, and remarkably imaginative as can be expected from Tsukamoto, who himself appears in the film as the root of evil. With a sequel already in the works, Nightmare Detective is also Tsukamoto's most accessible and commercially friendly entry to date, with singer hitomi and popular arthouse actors Matsuda Ryuhei and Ando Masanobu leading the cast.

Detective Kirishima Keiko (hitomi) is investigating two mysterious deaths. In both cases, the subjects apparently commit suicide in gruesome fashion shortly after dialing "0" on their phones; even stranger, a witness claims that one of them seems to have been attacked in his dreams. Although veteran cop Sekiya (Osugi Ren) dismisses the cases as suicide, Keiko, along with detective Wakamiya (Ando Masanobu), decide to investigate further. Believing that the key to the mystery lies in the dreams, they try to enlist the assistance of Kagenuma Kyoichi (Matsuda Ryuhei), a troubled young man whose psychic powers, amongst them the ability to enter dreams, have earned him the name "Nightmare Detective". When he refuses to help, Keiko, desperate for an answer, decides to dial "0" herself.

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Product Title: Akumu Tantei (Nightmare Detective) (DVD) (Standard Edition) (Japan Version) 惡夢偵探 (DVD) (Standard Edition) (日本版) 恶梦侦探 (DVD) (Standard Edition) (日本版) 悪夢探偵 スタンダード・エディション スタンダード・エディション Akumu Tantei (Nightmare Detective) (DVD) (Standard Edition) (Japan Version)
Artist Name(s): Harada Yoshio | Ando Masanobu | Matsuda Ryuhei | hitomi 原田芳雄 | 安藤政信 | 松田龍平 | hitomi 原田芳雄 | 安藤政信 | 松田龙平 | Hitomi ハラダヨシオ | 安藤政信 | 松田龍平 | hitomi Harada Yoshio | Ando Masanobu | Matsuda Ryuhei | Hitomi
Director: Tsukamoto Shinya 塚本晉也 冢本晋也 塚本晋也 Tsukamoto Shinya
Release Date: 2007-06-22
Publisher Product Code: BIBJ-7296
Language: Japanese
Place of Origin: Japan
Disc Format(s): DVD
Region Code: 2 - Japan, Europe, South Africa, Greenland and the Middle East (including Egypt) What is it?
Other Information: DVD
Shipment Unit: 1 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1004782664

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[アーティスト/ キャスト]
塚本晋也 (監督、原作、製作、脚本、撮影、美術、編集) / 松田龍平 / hitomi / 安藤政信

[テクニカル・インフォメーション]
通常版
製作国 : 日本 (Japan)
公開年 : 2006

[ストーリー]
謎めいた死体が立て続けに発見される。被害者はゴスロリ・パンク少女、肥満体のサラリーマン。どちらもベッドの上で眠った状態のまま、血まみれに切り刻まれていた。事件を担当するキャリア組刑事、霧島慶子(hitomi)は二人が死ぬ寸前、携帯電話に「0」(ゼロ)と表示される人物と電話をしていたことに気づく。さらに同僚の関谷(大杉漣)、若宮(安藤政信)らと捜査を進めるうちに、事件の鍵は夢にあると読む。やがて慶子は、他人の夢に入る特殊能力の持ち主“悪夢探偵”こと影沼京一(松田龍平)に、捜査の依頼を持ちかけるが・・・。

[解説]
他人の夢の中に入れる特殊な能力を持つ男、影沼京一。人は彼を“悪夢探偵”と呼ぶ…。

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Average Customer Rating for this Edition: Customer Review Rated Bad 8 - 8 out of 10 (1)
Average Customer Rating for All Editions of this Product: Customer Review Rated Bad 6 - 6 out of 10 (2)

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June 14, 2010

Really good Customer Review Rated Bad 8 - 8 out of 10
I loved this movie. It's creepy and grotesque, and scary. But it won't make you paranoid. You won't press "0" on the phone, but that doesn't mean you'll never dare touch a phone again. There's also mixed in some drama and thoughts, in a "value life" kind of way. I'd also recoomend it to those who like Matsuda Ryuhei. It's kind of awkward having him running around in just a cloak though, but he does the bitter tragical role here, which is what he does best.
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June 15, 2008

This customer review refers to Akumu Tantei (Nightmare Detective) (DVD) (Premium Edition) (Japan Version)
Forgot the popcorn ,Get Coffee Customer Review Rated Bad 4 - 4 out of 10
A friend let me borrow her copy tonight, the ONLY good thing about this movie is Hitomi Masanobu,, she 's kinda hot but not scorching but anything over 5 dollars for this movie is way too high....geez i kept saying to myself ,hmm no sex or action scenes ,and the horror ;JUST was not there...not a bad storyline ,judge for your self, then again don't ( Note; Hitomi make another movie) ...no same director ;please......Later....
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