Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Chikai

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Chikai
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAtaru Oikawa
Produced byMikihiko Hirata
Written byRyukishi07
Screenplay byAtaru Oikawa
Based onTsumihoroboshi-hen
StarringGōki Maeda
Airi Matsuyama
Rin Asuka
Erena Ono
Music byKenji Kawai
CinematographyAtsuhiro Nabeshima
Edited byYusaku Takizawa
Distributed byPhantom Film (JP)
Shochiku Company (WW)
Release date
April 18, 2009
Running time
108 minutes

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Chikai (ひぐらしのなく頃に誓, Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Chikai), known internationally as Shrill Cries: Reshuffle, is a mystery psychological horror film directed by Ataru Oikawa adapted from Higurashi no Naku Koro ni. It is the sequel to the 2008 film Higurashi no Naku Koro ni. The film follows the sixth story arc, Tsumihoroboshi-hen.


Every summer, tragedy haunts two selected people... one person dies a mysterious death, and another goes missing. A girl whose mind gets distorted from her father's divorce and the fear of his remarriage pulls in the fate of tragedy. Can her friends help her overcome the delusion and distrust to save her from the tragic fate? The girl struggling with the devil inside and fighting between nightmare and reality, the whole village gets caught up in the madness of fear.[1]