4444444444 (1998)

Japan, 1998
3m
videotape, colour
mono, Japanese

A Japanese short horror film directed by Takashi Shimizu.

Plot Summary

A young man on his way home from work finds a ringing mobile phone which is displaying the number 4444444444. Answering it, Tsuyoshi hears strange sounds unaware that he is being watched by a ghostly presence.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Takashi Shimizu
Kansai Telecasting Corporation
Produced by: Yasuyuki Uemura
Written by: Takashi Shimizu
Director of Photography: Takahide Shibanushi
Music by: Gary Ashiya, Hitomi Shimizu

Cast
Kazushi Andô
Daiki Sawada
Toshio Saeki

Sequel
(2000)

Extracts included in
Gakkô no kaidan G (1998)

References

Books

  • The Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films by Salvador Murguia (ed.) pp.78-79; 154-158 – credits, review (by Jason Christopher Jones); article (Ju-on films by Sara Sumpter)