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Sky High

Theatrical Release Date:  13 May 2005
Home Ent. Release Date:  24 Jul 2005


From the director of Versus and Azumi, comes a blood-soaked tale of revenge starring Yumiko Shaku (Princess Blade). Detective Kanzaki Kohei (Shosuke Tanihara) is hunting a serial killer whose gruesome trademark is to tear the hearts out of his victims while they are still alive. His investigation suddenly turns personal when his bride-to-be Mina becomes the next victim on their wedding day. Mina meanwhile, finds herself at the Gate of Rage on the cusp of the afterlife. As a murdered soul, she has three options: to enter paradise, haunt the world as a ghost, or to torment her killer, but be condemned to hell afterwards. With twelve days to decide, time is running out as the killer plans to strike again. Jointly directed by horror-filmmaker Norio Tsuruta (Ring O: Birthday) and acclaimed director Ryuhei Kitamura, Sky High features a pounding soundtrack, desolate urban nightscapes, and the sleek, kinetic swordsplay which has become the signature style of Kitamura, Japan’s answer to Quentin Tarantino.

Directed By:

  • Ryuhei Kitamura
  • Norio Tsuruta


  • Yumiko Shaku
  • Takao Osawa

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