Noriko No Shokutaku (2005)
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Noriko Shimubara lives in Toyokawa with her father, mother and younger sister. To escape from her unhappy relationship with her parents, Noriko constantly logs on to Haikyo.com, a BBS where she meets other high school girls like her. One of these girls, Ueno54, induces Noriko to run away from her house. Noriko does so and in Tokyo she meets a young woman called Kumiko, her BBS friend, who runs a "family circle program", where she takes in young girls who are unhappy with their lives and gives them new personalities and families - Noriko joins it and her younger sister yuka does so eventually. But the circle grows darker after the mass suicide of 54 high school girls, and it spreads larger and larger under the unfeeling control of Kumiko.
The family that eats together stays together.
Title: Noriko No Shokutaku
Release Date: April 02, 2006
Runtime: 159 mins
All Genres: Drama, Horror
IMDB Rating: 7.1
Buried.com Rating: 8.1 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With N
MPAA Rating: R-15
Kazue Fukiishi ...Noriko Shimabara - Mitsuko
Tsugumi ...Kumiko - Ueno Station 54
yuriko yoshitaka ...yuka Shimabara - yoko
Shiro Namiki ...Ikeda - Tetsuzo's Friend
Sanae Miyata ...Taeko Shimabara
yoko Mitsuya ...Tangerine (as yoko Mitsuya)
Tamae Ando ...Broken Dam (as Tamae Ando)
Naoko Watanabe ...Cripple #5
Kanehiro Ri ...
Chihiro Abe ...Long Neck
Hanako Onuki ...Midnight
Sora Toma ...
Kazumasa Taguchi ...Kumiko's 'Father'
Takako Kitagawa ...Kumiko's 'Mother'
Shingo Ishikawa ...
Kyoko Oguma ...Grandma #1
Akira Asai ...
Tadako Asai ...Grandma #2
Kana Hirano ...
Sae Tanaka ...
yukimi Suzuki ...
Manami Sakonjo ...
Mao Shiganoura ...
Sayaka Nishimura ...
Erina Matsui ...
Hiroshi Aikawa ...
Shinji Ozeki ...
Rin Onomichi ...
Ryosuke Saito ...
Mitsuo Nogawa ...
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"Bara ga saita"
More Movie Taglines:
- The family that eats together stays together.
- What is a happy family?
- Noriko Shimabara: Dad looked at me. His eyes were moist. I felt bad. I was his daughter. He was a lonely, stubborn man.
Noriko Shimabara: I was born to breathe... But I wasn't breathing just because I was born.
Circle member (in cafe) to Noriko's Father: The only way to figure out what we can be... is to lie openly and pursue emptiness.
Kumiko: Everyone wants to be champagne, not the glass.
Noriko Shimabara: I've been pretending to be busy until today; now I feel naked.
- Mitsuko, the name that Noriko takes on, is one of the main characters in the first film.
The events that transpire in this film take place before, during, and after the events in Jisatsu sākuru (2001) in order to help show the backstory of everything that took place in that film.
This was the second film in the trilogy pre-planned by writer/director Shion Sono.
The poster in the girls' room is of the band Dessert. This was the fictional girl pop band that was a big part of the first film. The poster advertises the song "Write Once", which was the song that Dessert performed in the ending credits of Jisatsu sākuru (2001).
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