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Spiral (Uzumaki)

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Original title
Uzumaki (Spiral / Vortex)aka
  • Spiral
Running time
90 min.
Japan Japan
Takao Nitta, Chika Yasuo (Manga: Junji Ito)
Tetsuro Kashibuchi, Keiichi Suzuki
Gen Kobayashi
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Omega Micott Inc. / Shogakukan / Space Shower TV / Star Max / Tokyo FM Broadcasting Co.
Horror. Fantasy | J-Horror. Supernatural. Manga. Live-Action
Movie Groups
Junji Ito Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
In a small town in Japan, Kirie comes upon her boyfriend's father silently videotaping a snail. He seems unaware of her presence and she thinks no more of it. Later, the mans obsession with spirals becomes more and more bizarre, ending in his suicide in a washing machine which turn his body into a spiral. Soon other inhabitants become possesed with different forms of spirals, one student seems to be mutating into a snail, another's hair becomes strangely medusa-like. The entire town becomes possesed.
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