Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (live-action movie)

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Alternative title:
ひぐらしのなく頃に (Japanese) 
Genres: drama , horror , mystery , psychological 
Plot Summary: The live-action movie of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni is an alternate re-telling of the first chapter of the anime series, Onikakushi-hen. (Spirited away by a demon chapter). It's 1983 in the peaceful town of Hinamizawa when transfer student Keiichi Maebara moves in. He learns about the mysterious chain of bizarre deaths, known to the villagers of Oyashiro-sama's curse. 
Running time: 106 minutes 
Vintage: 2008-05-10
Premiere date:
2008-05-10 (Japan) 
Opening Theme:
"WHEEL OF FORTUNE (運命の輪)" by Eiko Shimamiya 
Ending Theme:
"Diorama (ディオラマ)" by Eiko Shimamiya 
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Ataru Oikawa 
Screenplay: Ataru Oikawa 
Music: Kenji Kawai 
Original creator: Seventh Expansion 

Theme Song Performance: Eiko Shimamiya 
Aika as Rika Furede 
Airi Matsuyama as Rena Ryuugyuu 
Erena Ono as Satoko Houjou 
Kouki Maeda as Keiichi Maebara 
Rin Asuka as Mion Sonozaki 

Aya Sugimoto as Rina Mamiya 
Ayako Kawahara as Miyo Takano 
Koutaro Tanaka as Kyousuke Irie 
Riki Takeuchi as Teppei Houjou 
Tetta Sugimoto as Kuraudo Ooishi 

Masashi Taniguchi as Jiro Tomitake 

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