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"Evil Is Contagious"
  • R
  • 2004
  • 1 hr 38 min
  • 6.0  (5,719)

Infection is a 2004 Japanese horror film directed by Masayuki Ochiai. The movie is set in a dilapidated hospital situated in a remote area of Japan. The story revolves around Dr. Akiba (played by Michiko Hada), the head of the hospital, and her team of doctors and nurses who are trying to save the lives of their patients despite limited resources.

The film begins with a patient dying on the operating table due to complications during surgery. The doctors and nurses are visibly distraught and try their best to comprehend what went wrong. To make matters worse, they discover that the patient had a contagious disease that can spread like wildfire. The situation starts to spiral out of control as more and more patients are infected with the disease, and the staff is unable to contain the outbreak due to a lack of supplies and equipment.

Throughout the movie, the characters are haunted by the shadows of their pasts. Dr. Akiba, for instance, is haunted by the memory of a patient who died under her care. She becomes increasingly paranoid and begins to experience hallucinations, which make her question her own sanity. Similarly, Nurse Miki (played by Mari Hoshino) is haunted by the memory of her own daughter, who she was unable to save from a deadly disease.

As the outbreak worsens, the hospital becomes a hotbed of chaos and panic. Patients are left unattended, and staff members start to abandon their duties. Dr. Akiba and her loyal colleagues are the only ones who refuse to give up and continue to fight to save lives. However, as they try to contain the outbreak, they start to realize that something far more sinister is at play. It seems like the disease is spreading faster than it should, and the patients who are infected are exhibiting strange and violent behavior.

The tension in the movie continually builds as the staff members become more and more paranoid and distraught. The claustrophobic hospital setting adds to the already palpable sense of dread. The dimly lit corridors, flickering lights, and eerie silence remind us constantly that something terrible is happening.

The climax of the movie is both chilling and unpredictable. The mystery of what is causing the disease is finally unravelled, but at a steep cost. Dr. Akiba and her team are pushed to their limits as they try to survive and overcome the deadly virus. The story concludes with a shocking twist that will leave the audience on the edge of their seats.

Infection is a chilling and terrifying movie that explores themes of fear, loss, and paranoia. The film manages to create a believable and sinister atmosphere that pulls the audience into the story. The performances of the actors are top-notch, and the story is intelligently crafted to keep the viewer engaged throughout. With its well-executed story, suspenseful music, and disturbing visuals, Infection stands out as a must-watch for horror fans.

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    6.0  (5,719)