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Sky High (2003)

A detective hunts a killer who is removing girls hearts. When his own fiancée falls victim to the killer, the detective discovers the otherworldly intentions of the killer and is helped from beyond the grave by his fiancée.

Director:

Ryûhei Kitamura

Writers:

Tsutomu Takahashi (comic book), Isao Kiriyama (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yumiko Shaku Yumiko Shaku ... Mina Saeki / Izuko (new Izuko)
Takao Ohsawa ... Tatsuya Kudo
Shôsuke Tanihara ... Kohei Kanzaki
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dorothy Elias-Fahn ... Eri (voice)
Melissa Fahn ... Sayuri Toyama (voice)
Kate Higgins ... Maya Ito (voice)
Yuka Itaya Yuka Itaya
Takehiro Katayama Takehiro Katayama ... Shrine Guard 1
Yumi Kikuchi Yumi Kikuchi ... Shuho Kamiina
Kazuki Kitamura
Mela Lee ... Izuko (voice)
Kazuhito Ohba Kazuhito Ohba ... Shrine Guard 2
Aya Okamoto Aya Okamoto
Tony Oliver ... Kazuo Kishi (voice)
Sam Riegel ... Editor (voice)
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Storyline

A homicide detective hunts a killer who is literally taking girls hearts. When his own fiancée falls victim to the killer, the detective discovers the otherworldly intentions of the killer and is helped from beyond the grave by his fiancée. Written by Daniel Jos. Leary

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violent content | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

5 December 2003 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

SkyHigh See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$321,734
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Toei Company See more »
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Color:

Color
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Magic And Death
17 January 2011 | by chelanoSee all my reviews

This film had a low budget but a lot of meaning. It looked like something you would see on TV, but in full you can really tell it is a movie. The film shows an interesting version of heaven and hell. The pearly gates are not really pearly either. They are the Gates Of Rage and you have three choices. Be reborn, curse someone until they die or wander around like a ghost all your life. Kind of has the heaven effect with some reincarnation added. You would expect the special effects to be high, but all you get are some interesting sparks added to some cool sword fighting scenes. The cast is interesting. There are only really about four characters worth mentioning although all the side ones do have personalities. Yumiko Shaku does an OK job and has a cool fight scene, but that is about it. Shosuke Tanihara is a detective trying to avenge his dead girlfriend played by Yumiko. He shows the most emotion in the film. Then the "bad guy" is played by Takao Osawa which was probably my favorite performance in the film. Takao had an evil sidekick played by Kanae Uotani. She had some of the best fight scenes. She really had the look for her character also. This film is like a fantasy and a horror piece put into one. You have death and you have magic. The story was interesting, but was missing pieces. Overall, it was fun to watch though.


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