over 2 years
Hands down, creepiest film I have ever seen. I couldn't look away however much I wanted.
almost 3 years
not the best I prefer A tale of two sisters
Yes, it is slow but it's worth the wait for that grand finale. All time favorite.
over 5 years
Totally warped but endlessly intriguing. You just can't look away.
over 5 years
Very boring until the last half hour and all it was was very hard to watch torture.
almost 6 years
Slowly unsettling, disturbing and yet intriguing. The finale is exceptional.
Creepy creepy creepy. Not in your face horror, but unsettling. Excellent atypical horror
Fantastic and disturbing Japanese horror movie.
Fascinating in that compulsive, sickening sort of way.
over 6 years
a classic in the field of sickness
almost 7 years
Stunning movie that keeps you interested. Disturbing imagery really sets the tone.
Audition (オーディション, Ōdishon) is a 1999 Japanese horror film directed by Takashi Miike and starring Ryo Ishibashi and Eihi Shiina. It is based on a Ryu Murakami novel of the same title. Over the years, the film has developed a cult following.
Shigeharu Aoyama (青山 重治Aoyama Shigeharu) (Ryo Ishibashi), a middle-aged man who lost his wife, Ryoko Aoyama (青山 良子, Aoyama Ryōko) to an illness seven years prior, is urged by his 17-year-old son, Shigehiko Aoyama (青山 重彦, Aoyama Shigehiko) (Tetsu Sawaki), to begin dating women again. Aoyama's friend and colleague, Yasuhisa Yoshikawa (吉川泰久, Yoshikawa Yasuhisa) (Jun Kunimura), a film producer, devises a plan to hold a mock-audition, in which young, beautiful women would audition for the "part" of Aoyama's new wife, under the impression that they are auditioning for a new film.
Aoyama is immediately enchanted by Asami Yamazaki (山崎 麻美, Yamazaki Asami) (Eihi Shiina). In her audition, Asami says that she was once a ballerina, but had to give up dancing...