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Before THE GRUDGE, Takashi Shimizu Made This Terrifying 3 Minute Short Film!

Most horror fans are very familiar with the film JU-ON which was remade as the THE GRUDGE in the USA, both of which were directed and written by Takashi Shimizu. Several years prior to that, Shimizu created an intensely scary short film called KATASUMI aka IN A CORNER as a segment for a made-for-TV project. It is clear that the details of JU-ON/THE GRUDGE were already being shaped inside the horror icon’s psyche. Check out the short below.