Sadako – Japan, 2019

Sadako is a 2019 Japanese supernatural horror feature film directed by Hideo Nakata (Ghost Theater; The Ring Two 2005; Dark Water; Ring, 1998) from a screenplay by Noriaki Sugihara, based on a novel by Kôji Suzuki.

The Kadokawa Pictures production stars Elaiza Ikeda, Himeka Himejima, Takashi Tsukamoto and Hiroya Shimizu.


Mayu Akigawa (Elaiza Ikeda) is a psychology counsellor who gets involved in an incident with Yusuke Ishida (Takashi Tsukamoto). Jinko (Himeka Himejima) is a mysterious girl with amnesia who is taken to the hospital where Mayu works. Meanwhile, Mayu’s younger brother Kazuma Akigawa (Hiroya Shimizu) is an aspiring YouTuber who tries to awaken Sadako’s curse to get more followers…

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