, 85min, OmeU
Kaoru is determined to find her missing brother Tsuyoshi. A letter from a former classmate, Izumi, leads her to a mysterious backwood village. She is shocked to learn that Izumi died years earlier. As Kaoru watches the villagers prepare for the annual scarecrow festival, she begins to suspect that sinister forces may be responsible for Tsuyoshi's disappearance. Soon, violent nightmares haunt Kaoru's nights, where Izumi pays frequent visits, only she is more menacing and terrifying than reassuring. Quite rapidly, the mystery deepens, and the young woman can't deny the horrific truth any longer. The villagers have found a manner to co-exist with the dead. But at what price?