Rinjin 13-g (Neighbor No. 13)
Rinjin 13-g (Neighbor No. 13) (2005)

After suffering years of abuse by his sadistic classmates, a vengeful Japanese boy develops a murderous alter ego in order to better deal with his traumatic past in director Yasuo Inoue's shockingly violent feature debut. As a high… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: June 4, 2009
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Critic Score: 11% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Its sluggish pacing and confusing story line will prevent it from appealing to all but the most rabid J-horror fans.

Nathan Lee
New York Times

The envelope gets recycled, not pushed, in this moody, brutal, ultimately rather boring revenge saga from Japan.

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

O estreante Inoue demonstra possuir um bom senso esttico, mas ainda precisa refinar sua percepo de ritmo, j que apresenta preocupante tendncia para se alongar desnecessariamente em vrios planos. E o filme desmorona em seus minutos finais.

Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

... a technically impressive but altogether listless revenge tale ...

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

The Neighbor No. Thirteen forgoes the manic violence of the Korean revenge stunner Oldboy in favor of leisurely paced suspense with sudden bloody outbursts.

Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Though it's rarely dull, first-time feature director Yasuo Inoue has a better eye for intriguing and unusual imagery than dramatic staging...

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Jay Weissberg
Variety

Pic scores big in the first few minutes with its atmospheric lensing of the protag's literal separation into two distinct characters, but then settles into a standard psycho-killer payback drama.

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Ben Kenigsberg
Village Voice

Because the metaphysics driving it are so fuzzy, this is the rare horror film where even sludgy viscera elicit only yawns.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

The film isn't very good, but it's refreshing to see a director tell a story without the familiar noise of blinking lights and stringy-haired nymphets.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
El Hombre Invisible
Although the movie is violent, the scenes are rather spread out from each other since the film seems to mostly play out as a dramatic piece rather than a… More
Luke Baldock
A film that shows the true dangers of psychological and physical scarring. The film doesn't keep the split personality a secret which is in its favour. It… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
Like Ichi the Killer on prozac, good premise, but perhaps not the best way to handle it. The film wanders between comedy and crude drama, sometimes hiting,… More