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Loft (2005)

Rofuto (original title)
Reiko, a prize-winning writer, moves to a quiet isolated house to finish up her new novel. One night she sees the man next door transporting an object wrapped in cloth. She finds out he is ... See full summary »

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Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Writer:

Kiyoshi Kurosawa (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Miki Nakatani ... Reiko Haruna
Etsushi Toyokawa ... Makoto Yoshioka
Hidetoshi Nishijima ... Koichi Kijima
Yumi Adachi ... Aya
Sawa Suzuki Sawa Suzuki ... Megumi Nonomura
Haruhiko Katô Haruhiko Katô ... Murakami
Ren Osugi ... Hino (as Ren Ôsugi)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Noriko Eguchi Noriko Eguchi
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Storyline

Reiko, a prize-winning writer, moves to a quiet isolated house to finish up her new novel. One night she sees the man next door transporting an object wrapped in cloth. She finds out he is an archaeologist researching an ancient mummy that was recently found.

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Where Secrets of Death are Hidden See more »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Japan | South Korea

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

9 September 2006 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Loft See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$23,703
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR (digital)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Pretty awful mess
17 October 2007 | by matches81See all my reviews

Normally I like Asian horror movies. That said, "Loft" was just a complete mess. While the preposition sounds interesting (writer with blockade in a big house out in the nothing with a somewhat weird anthropologist as a neighbour whose job is to conserve a mummy), mostly everything else is either confusing or pointless.

The movie takes a whopping six minutes including credits to introduce the main role, her problems and the "solution" that is her publisher selling her a house out in the country. I was quite baffled how fast this movie went through with these things. And for me that was the main problem of the movie: It is just confusing for most of the time. Rather often I took half of a scene to understand what time this scene is taking place in, where I am and what's going on. On the other hand the movie takes surprisingly much time to show scenes that don't make any sense afterwards. What is left is a huge mess of incoherently slapped together scenes without not much more than the basic premise holding them together.


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