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 by Ataru Oikawa
Produced by Hiroshi Hasegawa
Yasuhiko Higashi
Ken Ikehara
Yoshio Irie
Sumio Kiga
Mika Nomura
Masaki Yasuda
Akihiro Yuasa
Written by Ryukishi07
Screenplay by Ataru Oikawa
Based on Higurashi no Naku Koro ni
Starring Gōki Maeda
Airi Matsuyama
Rin Asuka
Aika
Erena Ono
Music by Kenji Kawai
Cinematography Kazuhiro Shirao
Production
company
Distributed by Phantom Film (JP)
Shochiku Company (WW)
Release date
  • May 10, 2008 (2008-May-10)
Running time
106 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

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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