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Ring

A creepy and engaging tale set in modern day Japan where a mysterious video tape is found that brings death to anyone who views it - one week later. A cynical journalist becomes ensnared and seeks to stop the terror. The great sound effects add much to this bonecurdling experience. A seminal film in the new Japanese horror genre that sparked an avalanche of copycats,parodies and Stateside remakes. Based on the novels by Koji Suzuki. "Creepy, genuinely scary modern psycho-horror" - Time Out.

Year: 1998
Genre: Foreign Language Films, Japanese Cinema, Film Festivals 2001, Based on..., Asia Extreme, Best of the 1990s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Supernatural
Country: Japan
Director: Hideo Nakata
Starring: Nanako Matsushima, Hiroyuki Sanada, Miki Nakatani
Duration: 91 Minutes
Rating: R13
Subtitles: Yes
8.2/10
Location in store: Foreign (Japan)

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