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A man obsessed with fear finds his way into a warped underground labyrinth world, is menaced by "Dero" ("Detrimental Robots"); and rescues a feral girl (who he names F) who turns out to be a vampire, who he keeps chained up in his apartment, and feeds by killing other people and draining their blood. But is that really happening? Do any of them actually exist? Is the girl real, perhaps his own daughter who he abuses and treats like an animal, while he kills people to feed his own delusion? Or has his detachment from reality actually enabled him to stumble into a real alternate, quasi supernatural world? The ending completely refuses to resolve any of these questions; leaving them up to the viewer to answer.

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A man obsessed with fear finds his way into a warped underground labyrinth world, is menaced by [[Creator/RichardSharpeShaver "Dero" ("Detrimental Robots"); Robots")]]; and rescues a feral girl (who he names F) who turns out to be a vampire, who he keeps chained up in his apartment, and feeds by killing other people and draining their blood. But is that really happening? Do any of them actually exist? Is the girl real, perhaps his own daughter who he abuses and treats like an animal, while he kills people to feed his own delusion? Or has his detachment from reality actually enabled him to stumble into a real alternate, quasi supernatural world? The ending completely refuses to resolve any of these questions; leaving them up to the viewer to answer.


''Marebito'' a 2004 movie by ''Creator/TakashiShimizu,'' the director of Ju-on; Film/TheGrudge.

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''Marebito'' a 2004 movie by ''Creator/TakashiShimizu,'' the director of Ju-on; Film/TheGrudge.
Film/TheGrudge. The screenplay was written by ''Creator/ChiakiKonaka''.


''Marebito'' a 2004 movie by ''Creator/TakashiShimizu'', the director of Ju-on; TheGrudge.

A man obsessed with fear finds his way into a warped underground labyrinth world, is menaced by "Dero" ("Detrimental Robots"); and rescues a feral girl (who he names F) who turns out to be a vampire, who he keeps chained up in his apartment, and feeds by killing other people and draining their blood. But is that really happening? Do any of them actually exist? Is the girl real, perhaps his own daughter who he abuses and treats like an animal, while he kills people to feed his own delusion? Or has his detachment from reality actually enabled him to stumble into a real alternate, quasi-supernatural world? The ending completely refuses to resolve any of these questions; leaving them up to the viewer to answer.

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''Marebito'' a 2004 movie by ''Creator/TakashiShimizu'', ''Creator/TakashiShimizu,'' the director of Ju-on; TheGrudge.

Film/TheGrudge.

A man obsessed with fear finds his way into a warped underground labyrinth world, is menaced by "Dero" ("Detrimental Robots"); and rescues a feral girl (who he names F) who turns out to be a vampire, who he keeps chained up in his apartment, and feeds by killing other people and draining their blood. But is that really happening? Do any of them actually exist? Is the girl real, perhaps his own daughter who he abuses and treats like an animal, while he kills people to feed his own delusion? Or has his detachment from reality actually enabled him to stumble into a real alternate, quasi-supernatural quasi supernatural world? The ending completely refuses to resolve any of these questions; leaving them up to the viewer to answer.
answer.



!!Tropes in this movie include:

* AbusiveParents. [[MindScrew Maybe]]. [[spoiler: Towards the end, it is implied that F is actually Masuoka's daughter. If this is true, then that means he's been keeping his own daughter chained up and cut off from the outside world.]]
* BeneathTheEarth: Masuoka travels deep under the earth to discover the meaning of fear.

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!!Tropes
!! Tropes
in this movie include:

* AbusiveParents. [[MindScrew Maybe]]. Maybe.]] [[spoiler: Towards the end, it is implied that F is actually Masuoka's daughter. If this is true, then that means he's been keeping his own daughter chained up and cut off from the outside world.]]
* BeneathTheEarth: Masuoka travels deep under the earth to discover the meaning of fear.



* MindScrew: And ''how''. The vast majority of the film's events are flat-out never explained, [[AmbiguousEnding leaving it up to the viewer to decide]].
* OneLetterName: Masuoka calls the voiceless vampire girl "F".

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* MindScrew: And ''how''. ''how.'' The vast majority of the film's events are flat-out flat out never explained, [[AmbiguousEnding leaving it up to the viewer to decide]].
decide.]]
* OneLetterName: Masuoka calls the voiceless vampire girl "F"."F."



* OurVampiresAreDifferent: F doesn't talk, eat or drink, except when Masuoka lets her drink his blood.

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* OurVampiresAreDifferent: F doesn't talk, eat eat, or drink, except when Masuoka lets her drink his blood.

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* FanDisservice: F is completely naked when Masuoka first discovers her. Given the fact that she's chained up in a cave, it is far from sexy.


* KissOfTheVampire: [[spoilerL The movie ends with F drinking blood from Masuoka's bleeding mouth.]]

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* KissOfTheVampire: [[spoilerL [[spoiler: The movie ends with F drinking blood from Masuoka's bleeding mouth.]]


* AbusiveParents. [[MindScrew Maybe]]. [[spoiler: Towards the end, it is implied that F is actually Masuoka's daughter. If this is true, then that means he's been keeping his own daughter chained up and cut off from the outside world.]]



* KissOfTheVampire: The movie ends with F drinking blood from Masuoka's bleeding mouth.
* MindScrew
* OneLetterName: Masuoka calls the voiceless vampire girl "F".

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* KissOfTheVampire: [[spoilerL The movie ends with F drinking blood from Masuoka's bleeding mouth.
mouth.]]
* MindScrew
MindScrew: And ''how''. The vast majority of the film's events are flat-out never explained, [[AmbiguousEnding leaving it up to the viewer to decide]].
* OneLetterName: Masuoka calls the voiceless vampire girl "F".



* SnuffFilm: Masuoka kills two women while recording with his camera.

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* SanitySlippage: Masuoka undergoes one throughout the entire film.
* SnuffFilm: [[spoiler: Masuoka kills two women while recording with his camera. camera.]]
* UnreliableNarrator: Masuoka. It is never entirely clear whether what the audience sees is real or if Masuoka isn't just completely insane.


''Marebito'' a movie by ''Creator/TakashiShimizu'', the director of Ju-on; TheGrudge.

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''Marebito'' a 2004 movie by ''Creator/TakashiShimizu'', the director of Ju-on; TheGrudge.

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* The Voiceless: F doesn't speak until the final scene.

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* The Voiceless: TheVoiceless: F doesn't speak until the final scene.

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* OneLetterName: Masuoka calls the voiceless vampire girl "F".


A man obsessed with fear finds his way into a warped underground labyrinth world, is menaced by "Dero" ("Detrimental Robots"); and rescues a feral girl who turns out to be a vampire, who he keeps chained up in his apartment, and feeds by killing other people and draining their blood. But is that really happening? Do any of them actually exist? Is the girl real, perhaps his own daughter who he abuses and treats like an animal, while he kills people to feed his own delusion? Or has his detachment from reality actually enabled him to stumble into a real alternate, quasi-supernatural world? The ending completely refuses to resolve any of these questions; leaving them up to the viewer to answer.

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A man obsessed with fear finds his way into a warped underground labyrinth world, is menaced by "Dero" ("Detrimental Robots"); and rescues a feral girl (who he names F) who turns out to be a vampire, who he keeps chained up in his apartment, and feeds by killing other people and draining their blood. But is that really happening? Do any of them actually exist? Is the girl real, perhaps his own daughter who he abuses and treats like an animal, while he kills people to feed his own delusion? Or has his detachment from reality actually enabled him to stumble into a real alternate, quasi-supernatural world? The ending completely refuses to resolve any of these questions; leaving them up to the viewer to answer.



* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: The girl found deep underground.

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* BloodyHorror: There is a lot of focus on blood. F only drinks blood, and Masuoka kills two women and bottles up their blood for F to drink.
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: The F, the girl found deep underground.underground.
* KissOfTheVampire: The movie ends with F drinking blood from Masuoka's bleeding mouth.



* OurVampiresAreDifferent: The girl doesn't talk, eat or drink, except when Masuoka lets her drink his blood.

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* OurVampiresAreDifferent: The girl F doesn't talk, eat or drink, except when Masuoka lets her drink his blood.blood.
* SnuffFilm: Masuoka kills two women while recording with his camera.
* The Voiceless: F doesn't speak until the final scene.
* WildChild: F seems to have grown up without any human contact in the underground world.


* TheLoner: Masuoka.


* BeneathTheEarth

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* BeneathTheEarthBeneathTheEarth: Masuoka travels deep under the earth to discover the meaning of fear.


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* TheLoner: Masuoka.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: The girl doesn't talk, eat or drink, except when Masuoka lets her drink his blood.


''Marebito'' a movie by Takashi Shimizu, the director of Ju-on; TheGrudge.

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''Marebito'' a movie by Takashi Shimizu, ''Creator/TakashiShimizu'', the director of Ju-on; TheGrudge.

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