are mysteriously receiving messages on
their cell phone voice mail from their
future selves in the form of the sound of
them reacting to their own violent
deaths, along with the exact date and
time of their future death, listed on the
Someone named Yumi (Kou Shibasaki)
receives a call from her friend named
Yoko (Anna Nagata) as she falls off an
overpass by a mysterious force then
killed by a train.
Also, Yumi experiences her other friend
Kenji (Atsushi Ida) mysteriously being
killed as well.
She talks to her friend Natsumi (Kazue
Fukiishi) about what is happening and
suddenly Natsumi gets a picture message
of what is going to happen to her so
everyone in their will tries to help her
by being on a show to find out what is
going to happen but it may be too late
There's nice shots on a woman walking by an overpass at
night and then we see some metal objects
from the overpass snapping. Plus a good
and spooky camera shot zoomin in on her
and she reacts well when she turns around
We have a nice and creepy discussion
Nakamura and Hiroshi Yamashita when they discuss the
strange calls and look at the pic of
their cell to see a future murder that
well happen to one of them with great
freaked out expressions.
There's a nice shot on Yumi when her cell
rings and she looks scared and then
screams uncontrollably after seeing what
number it is.
We see nice conversation sequences with Yumi and Hiroshi as they both seem to work
off well with one another to discover the
missing calls that everyone is getting
There is a good shot of Natsumi Konishi being up
close from the camera when she is doing a broadcast and behind there's
a woman peeking by a corner about to be
doing her evil deeds.
There's also a real
disturbing flashback scene's which makes
it almost hard to watch as well as making
A nice and spooky shot on somebody in a cupboard slithering away.
We have great shots on Yumi wandering
the hallways trying to explore an
abandoned mortuary which has a cold and
silent feeling to the picture.
In the hallway of the mortuary there's a
great shot on Yumi walking
and then someone walking upside
down running towards her.
We also spot a great shot on a cell phone
ringing on some sort of a tabletop and
Yumi peeking her head up looking
after she discovers on what it says on
her display about her going to die in
less than a minute.
There's a good jumping moment when she
approaches a ghoulish corpse and her
hands aim at her.
A nice shot onthis ghoulish corpse slowly
walking towards Yumi with
her arms coming towards her about to
There is a nice and touching moment
between the two of them later on which
gives the setting a change of thought.
Bottom line is that this is a story which is
almost similar to Ju-On
but in much better style. I have enjoyed
Japanese movies if they have good taste
and this one does really well. The overdubbed english doesn't sound
phony or off key which I will give great
credit for. It is quite creepy and disturbing with
flashback sequences and sometimes you're
a little confused with the plot but the
story keeps going strong with all the
It's a little
difficult to tell how the acting is as
it's english overdubbed by Japanese
language but everyone seems to pull their
weight and energy quite well in this
Nakamura) seems to do well as the
surivor of the film trying to find out
how to save anyone else from being killed
with the missed call. She puts alot of
energy into her role. She shows off great
wide eyed expressions when she spots someone's body starting to snap. Does well by falling back after what he discovers in a cupboard. She really knew how to trip out
after she discovers on what her cell phone says.
Tsutsum (Hiroshi Yamashita) also looked good in his
performance trying to help out and acting
Kazue Fukiishi (Natsumi Konishi) was also building
herself well with her character by being
scared by what's going on. She was performing wonderfully
during an onset at a studio being
broadcasted with the surroundings of her. She reacts well when
she is tortured to death when her body
parts slowly starts to snap.
There is a corpse of a
woman in a mortuary lying on a mattress
with her breats fully revealed.
There is a chopped off arm
lying near a railroad track holding a