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Brief Synopsis: "Seven years after the death of his wife, company executive Aoyama is invited to sit in on auditions for an actress. Leafing through the resum├ęs in advance, his eye is caught by Yamazaki Asami, a striking young woman with ballet training."

Overall Ranking: 343 (Rank from 2000: # 7)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 60%
Regular 20%
Half-Popped 20%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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David Baruffi97
MaddWolf Hope95 - Nearly unwatchable and yet too compelling to turn away from, Audition is a remarkable piece of genre filmmaking.
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Darren of Movie Reviews 10180(full review)
Bryan Lienesch57 - What's Japanese for "bitches be crazy"?

People Involved

  • Ryo Ishibashi (Shigeharu Aoyama)
  • Eihi Shiina (Asami Yamazaki)
  • Jun Kunimura (Yasuhisa Yoshikawa)
  • Tetsu Sawaki (Shigehiko Aoyama)
  • Renji Ishibashi (Old man in wheelchair)
  • Miyuki Matsuda (Ryoko Aoyama)
  • Toshie Negishi (Rie)
  • Shigeru Saiki (Toastmaster)
  • Ken Mitsuishi (Director)
  • Yuriko Hirooka (Michiyo Yanagida)
  • Ren Osugi (Shimada)
  • Takashi Miike (Director)