Tales of the Unusual (2000)

Director
Mamoru Hoshi; Masayuki Ochiai; Hisao Ogura; Masayuki Suzuki

Main cast
Kazuyuki Aijima; Izumi Inamori; Renji Ishibashi; Takashi Kashiwabara; Narumi Kayashima

Genres
Horror

Description
A four-part anthology in the spirit of The Twilight Zone, this film starts off with a group of commuters stranded at a train station in the rain, listening to stories told by one of the group. These include tales of a group stranded in the mountains and haunted by guilt over a death they inadvertantly caused, an emotionally broken chessmaster pressed into playing a real-life game for an eccentric millionaire, a wandering medieval samurai who finds a modern-day cell phone on the ground and a person on the other end asking questions about the past, and a young couple who agree to try a computer simulation of what their future as husband and wife would be like.


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