Akumu tantei (Nightmare Detective)
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Akumu tantei (Nightmare Detective)
Visionary Japanese director Shinya Tsukamoto (Tetsuo: The Iron Man) returns to the helm with this bleak tale of a supernaturally gifted serial killer with the power to enter his victim's dreams, and the mysterious "Nightmare Detective" who provides the only hope of loosening the maniac's murderous grip on dreamland. Detective Keiko Kirishima (Hitomi) was an academic criminologist whose interest in detective work soon found her gravitating into homicide fieldwork. Upon being assigned to investigate a recent rash of suicides in which the victims seem to have slashed themselves… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"...cement[s] Tsukomoto's status as one of the most egregiously untalented and flat-out worthless filmmakers around..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Possivelmente o trabalho mais "acessível" de Tsukamoto, é também um dos piores, surgindo como uma cópia sem inspiração de tantos outros exemplares da recente onda do terror japonês."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"An Asian combination platter of Dreamscape, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and just about every technology-obsessed J-horror flick you can think of."
‑ Scott Weinberg, FEARnet
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