Directed by Norio Tsuruta
Thirty years prior to the events of Ring, a teenage Sadako is plagued by nightmares and suspicion that she's inherited her mother's psychic abilities. When she joins a drama troupe as a form of therapy, the leading actress dies under mysterious circumstances and Sadako takes on the role. As a string of supernatural events unfolds around the troupe, Sadako's latent power continues to manifest itself, paving the way for a horrifying final confrontation.
A journalist tracks a young Sadako, who uses her supernatural powers to kill members of an acting troupe.
Cast: Yukie Nakama, Seiichi Tanabe, Kumiko Asô
A beautiful and intelligent film.
What a tragedy! No wonder she’s pissed
Good but not really scary and a little slow.
Easily my favorite Ring movie. Not the scariest by any means, but way to make your villain interesting. Heartbreaking.