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Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Run Time: 110 min. Format: 35mm Rating: R Release Year: 1997 Language: Japanese with English Subtitles

Starring: Kôji Yakusho, Masato Hagiwara, Tsuyoshi Ujiki

A frustrated detective deals with the case of several gruesome murders committed by people who have no recollection of what they’ve done in CURE.

The unnerving 1997 thriller Cure, directed by contemporary master of suspense Kiyoshi Kurosawa, follows an investigator as he looks into a string of gruesome murders around Tokyo—and discovers that the murderer may be out of his or her mind. It’s a remarkably disturbing, atmospheric suspense film, compelling up to its last haunting frame. – Criterion