Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (2008 film)

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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni
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ひぐらしのなく頃に
Directed byAtaru Oikawa
Produced byHiroshi Hasegawa
Yasuhiko Higashi
Ken Ikehara
Yoshio Irie
Sumio Kiga
Mika Nomura
Masaki Yasuda
Akihiro Yuasa
Written byRyukishi07
Screenplay byAtaru Oikawa
Based onHigurashi no Naku Koro ni
StarringGōki Maeda
Airi Matsuyama
Rin Asuka
Aika
Erena Ono
Music byKenji Kawai
CinematographyKazuhiro Shirao
Production
company
Distributed byPhantom Film (JP)
Shochiku Company (WW)
Release date
  • May 10, 2008 (2008-May-10)
Running time
106 minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (ひぐらしのなく頃に Higurashi no Naku Koro ni?, lit. When the Cicadas Cry), known internationally as Shrill Cries of Summer, is a mystery psychological horror film directed by Ataru Oikawa adapted from the visual novel of the same name. The film follows the first story arc, Onikakushi-hen.

A sequel entitled Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Chikai was released in 2009.

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