Over Your Dead Body

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Over Your Dead Body
Over Your Dead Body.jpg
Directed by Takashi Miike
Produced by Misako Saka
Written by Kikumi Yamagishi
Starring Ichikawa Ebizō XI
Kō Shibasaki
Music by Koji Endo
Cinematography Nobuyasu Kita
Edited by Kenji Yamashita
Celluloid Dreams
Kinoshita Group
Sedic International
Toei Company
Distributed by Toei Company (Japan)
Shout! Factory (USA)
Release date
  • August 23, 2014 (2014-08-23) (Japan)
Running time
94 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Over Your Dead Body (喰女-クイメ-, Kuime) is a 2014 Japanese supernatural horror film directed by Takashi Miike. It was released on 23 August 2014.[1][2]


A star, Miyuki Goto (Kō Shibasaki) plays Oiwa, the protagonist in a new play based on the ghost story, Yotsuya Kaidan. She pulls some strings to get her lover, Kosuke Hasegawa (Ebizō Ichikawa XI) cast in the play, even though he's a relatively unknown actor. Other performers, Rio Asahina (Miho Nakanishi) and Jun Suzuki (Hideaki Ito), lust after Miyuki. Offstage, the cast's possessive love and obsessions exist as reality. Trapped between the play and reality, the cast's feelings for each other are amplified. When it becomes clear that love is not meant to be both on and off stage, love turns into a grudge and crosses the blurred line between reality and fantasy.



  1. ^ Kevin Ma (15 May 2014). "Hot Japanese Genre Films in Cannes". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 
  2. ^ 喰女-クイメ- (2013). allcinema.net (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 

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